Organoleptic and Nutraceutical Information
In addition to being used for culinary purposes (to make sorbets, spirits or intensely
flavored juices both concentrated and diluted), this fruit is highly sought-after for
the essential oils on its peel, which is also used to decorate dishes. It is high in
concentrations of vitamin C which make it particularly useful against colds, cellular
aging as it protects against free radicals’ attack and is useful in the treatment of
anemia. Lemon juice is antiseptic, and it is used as a useful disinfectant thanks to
the high concentrations of citric acid which gives it its typical sour taste.
- Main vitamins: Abundance of vitamin C, 50 mg per 100 gr of edible portion;
- Taste: Extremely tasty and fragrant, with a high degree of acidity;
- Harvesting period: from December to April;
- Dimensions: 120-180 g.