Lemons are rich sources of vitamin C, calcium, potassium and pectin fibre. This citrus fruit provides numerous health benefits. It is a natural energizer. It hydrates the body, so it feels revitalized and refreshed. A glass of lemon water per day boosts the immune system, improves digestion, lowers BP, detoxification and improves liver function.
Generally, we keep the lemons in a bowl in the kitchen. But it is not the right way to preserve lemons. If they are kept at a room temperature, they will lose their nutritional value and flavour just in a week.
Don’t worry. We will share an easy method which will help you maintain the freshness of lemon for the whole month.
How To Store Lemons?
To maintain freshness for a longer time, it is best to keep them in the fridge in a sealed plastic bag and zip bags.
Keeping them in the fridge will slow their respiratory process. Just keep it in the refrigerator but do not freeze. Freezing of lemon have the opposite effect and end up causing it to age much quicker.
Keeping the lemons in the refrigerator will not affect their nutritional properties. So use an clean airtight plastic bag to store them. In this way, you can preserve it for about 4 weeks.