Health Benefits of Citrus Peel. Citrus Peel of any kind has lots of great things going for it. Consider the fact that Citrus Peel has Anti-cancer, Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, and heart protective properties. Citrus Peel is full of phytonutrients including lots of Vitamin C and Pectin-and the fiber in citrus peel (pectin) has been studied and found to reduce the advanced prostate cancer, and pectin can also lower the risk of mouth and throat cancers too. Phytochemicals such as naringenin and quercetin in Citrus Peel protect us against cancer in general, and Citrus Peel lowers cholesterol and triglyceride levels too. So make some lemon peel tea and relax!
Paul Haider – Master Herbalist