Below are some benefits of lemon peel:
Fight Cancer: Lemon peels are used in the prevention and treatment of cancer. It contains limonene and salvestrol Q40, which are known to fight against cancerous cells present in the body. It prevents various types of cancer- skin cancer, colon cancer and breast cancer.
Lighten Skin: Lemon peel contains bioflavonoids, an antioxidant that reduces oxidative stress and helps in removing toxic elements in our body. Lemon peel contains antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that purifies and eliminates skin impurities. It is rich in Vitamin C and citric acid that boost radiance and give a healthy skin.
Whiten Teeth: Lemon peel helps to get rid of yellow discoloration. Take one lemon and extract juice out of it. Use it as a mouthwash after brushing your teeth at least two times a week. Lemon peels can also be used for this purpose, rub the lemon peels over the teeth for about 5-7 minutes. It helps to kill the germs and prevents further growth of microorganisms.
Nail Whitener: Lemon peel is good used for nail whitener. It helps to remove yellow stains from the nails. Lemon is a natural bleaching agent. Soak your nails in the lemon peel for 10-15 minutes. Then use a soft toothbrush to gently scrub the yellow discoloration off your nails. After this, rinse your hands with lukewarm water. Repeat this process daily for a few weeks to whiten and brighten your nails.
Lighten Age Spots: Lemon peel is the best remedy to lighten the age spots. Lemons have citric acid that help to removing the dark skin cells. It also lighten the age spots and give glowing skin. Take a lemon and cut it into slices. Than take a lemon slice and rub it on the brown spots. Wait for about 10-15 minutes before wash it with water. If you have any difficulty in rubbing the lemon slices on skin then you can simply apply the lemon juice with the help of the cotton ball and leave it for 20 minutes and then wash it off with normal water. Repeat this remedy twice a day to get rid of the age spots on skin.
Skin Toner: Massage gently with lemon juice or rub lemon peels lightly on your face. Leaving it there for 10 minutes and then rinse it off with normal water. This is one of the fastest as well as easiest method to tone your face.