About the product
Crimson Globe, Detroit Dark Red
Moneragala, Badulla, Anuradhapura, Kurunegala and Kandy districts.
Some speculate that the lemon came from North India and while other say, South.
Taste varies based on cultivar, from refreshing and juicy to acidic and puckering.
Lemon is used to treat skin diseases, dysentery, coughs and dandruff. It also increases palatability of food. It helps maintain oral health and treat peripheral neuritis, digestive problems, splenomegaly, rheumatic fever and arthritis, cardiovascular diseases, fever, haemorrhage, obesity, cough and cold. Studies confirm that lemons protect against neurodegenerative diseases and other brain disorders, inhibit the growth of oral bacteria (Streptococcus mutans), improve skin health, act as a natural anti-aging component, mitigate pain, decrease anxiety and lower depression.
Lemon makes an awesome addition to jelly and custards, frosting for sweet breads and cupcakes, cheesecakes and tarts and alfredo pasta sauce.
Pair lemon juice with a number of fruits and spices. The juice or its rind goes great with therapeutic teas that incorporate ginger and lemon balm.