Lemon-aerial view of trees of the genus Citrus family Rutaceae Citrus tribe. Lemon is also referred to as the fruit of this plant. Motherland-India, China and the Pacific tropical island. most likely a hybrid, spontaneously arising in nature and for a long time developed as separate species.
Meet the trees at the age of 45 years. Fruit pulp contains significant amounts of organic acids, pectin, sugar, carotene, volatile; – vitamins thiamine, riboflavin, ascorbic acid, rutin, flavonoids, coumarin derivatives, galacturonic acid, sesquiterpene, hesperidin, . The seeds are fatty oil and bitter substance lemon.
Lemons eat fresh, and also used in the manufacture of confectionery and soft drinks, alcoholic beverages and cosmetics. As spices lemon drink in various fruit salads, sweet food, biscuits, sauces, fish, poultry and rice dishes.
How much does the average lemon weigh, an average lemon weighs approximately 3 to 4 ounces, depending on the size. The rind, or peel, usually measures one-quarter to three-eighths of an inch thick.