The lemon is rounded and slightly elongated, it belongs to the family of citrus fruit and therefore it shares many of the characteristics of other species of citruses, as for instance the thick skin. The pulp is pale yellow, juicy and with an acid flavor, it is divided in gores. The skin is yellow and specially bright when it is ripen.
It is used fresh for cooking, and its juice is used in the industry for processed foodstuffs. at home it is used for different homemade remedies.
Nutrition and eating
The lemon has multiple properties: it reinforces the immunological system, it revitalizes, it activates the calcium metabolism for bones and teeth, it cures haemorrhages, it rejuvenates and it helps in sliming diets. Nevertheless, as a very energetic fruit, it must not be given to elderly people and those in acute nervous condition.