Every part of the lemon is useful: juice, skin, pith. Lemons can be used to treat many common ailments as the comprehensive section of recipes shows. They also have many uses in cosmetics and cleaning products and even for creating invisible ink. Lemons grow best in arid subtropical regions and more than 13 million tonnes are harvested worldwide each year. A small lemon contains a daily dose of vitamin C but also other vitamins and minerals and a variety of antioxidants. Recipes for health, beauty treatments and cleaning offer inspiration to bypass chemicals and explore how people have used the many qualities of lemons for thousands of years.
144pp, 197 x 130 mm, Paperback, 2019, RRP £8.99