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- one medium-sized, whole lemon contains just 24 calories and no fat. in addition to healthy doses of iron and potassium, lemons also supply significant amounts of fiber and vitamin c
- a medium-sized, whole, fresh lemon contains 2.4 grams of dietary fiber
You can store excess lemon juice in the freezer.
You should dry freshly rasped zest in a frying pan, under medium flame, for about 2 minutes. When done, let it cool down for about 2 hours.
From a standard sized lemon, you will get 2.5 tablespoons of juice and 1 tablespoon of zest.
You’ll get more juice from a lemon if you heat it a little (in the microwave) before squeezing it.
If you only need a little lemon juice when cooking, you can store the lemon longer if you first stick a toothpick into the lemon and squeeze the juice out of the created hole. When done, you can insert the toothpick back into the lemon and put the lemon back into the fridge.
Have fleas to kill? Use lemon extract! The first thing to do is buy or make lemon extract. To make it, just thinly slice a lemon, put it in a small jar, and cover it with boiling water. Allow that to sit overnight and in the morning you can pour it into a spray bottle for use.
To treat your dog with it, all you need to do is apply the extract to your dog’s fur and rub it into the skin. You can use a spray bottle, but many dogs dislike those, so it’s best not to traumatize your best friend. DO NOT use it on cats, however, because they can be allergic to citrus.
Be sure to cover carpets, bedding, and furniture with it.