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Lemon Peel Powder

  • Citrus x limon
  • Origin: USA
Lemon Peel Powder

Common Name

Standardized: lemon

Botanical Name

Citrus x limon (L.) Osbeck
Plant Family: Rutaceae



Lemon peel is the familiar cut and dried yellow outer layer of the lemon. Although orange peel is more commonly prescribed in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, lemon peel also stimulates the appetite by encouraging the release of gastric juices to digest food, and helps provide vitamin C. Lemon peel is added to scores of herbal teas and herbal formulas for aroma and taste enhancement.


Limonene and at least 45 other antioxidant flavonoids, pectin, vitamin C.

Parts Used

Dried peel.

Typical Preparations

Teas or aqueous extracts for flavor.


Many people eat lemon peel or add it to teas in order to enhance flavor and impart its delicious, citrusy aroma.


We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.