Hindi Name: Nimbu ka Chilka
Lemon rind is basically the peel of the lemon. The outer yellow part of the rind is used a lot for flavouring of cakes, tarts, salads. It is usually grated to add flavour to the food. The rind is also called the lemon zest if grated. It can also be used to deodorize garbage disposal and for cleaning microwaves and refrigerators.
Lemon rind has a high nutritional value as it helps to reduce cholesterol levels and thus protects our heart. It balances the blood pressure and also helps to fight cancer. It makes our bones stronger and provides minerals like calcium and potassium.
It improves the immunity of our body and helps in better digestion. Lemon rind contains nutrients that help to cure certain brain disorders like Parkinson’s disease.