Bulk Lime Peel Cut and sifted

Citrus aurantifolia
Lime peel, c/s image
[ 5048 ]Citrus aurantifolia

Lime Peel Cut and sifted

1/4 Pound:  $3.07 Pound:  $6.83 buy now  

Dried lime peel provides tart, citrusy and bitter flavor to many foods and beverages. It is a prized ingredient of brewers because its citrus flavor beautifully compliments sour ales and Citra-hopped IPAs. Lime peel is also used in cooking, tea blending and in natural skin care products and perfumery.

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information at a glance

origin USA
active compoundsVitamin C, calcium, potassium, d-Limonene, γ-terpinene, linalool, linalyl acetate, α-terpineol, geranyl acetate, terpinolene, and β-pinene.
plant part usedfruit rind
processingcut and sifted

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in a well-sealed container in a cool, dark place.
appearance & aromaYellowish-green with a sharp, citrus aroma.
flavor profileLime peel has a bright, citrusy, tart flavor. Pairs well with garlic, onion, hops, thyme, rosemary and salt.


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cosmeticInfuse lime peel in oil for use in making lotions and soaps. May also be tinctured and added to cosmetic formulas. Add dried lime peel whole to bath sachets and scrubs.
householdIncorporate lime peel into your natural cleaners and laundry products.
culinaryDried lime peel works beautifully with black beans, rice, chili peppers, bell peppers, tomatoes, chicken and fish. Add lime peel to tea blends, fruit drinks and cocktail syrups, or infuse in vinegar. Infused in cream, the fried peel lends bold, lime flavor to cheesecake and homemade ice cream. It can also be used in baking cakes and cookies.
aromatic Use dried lime peel in aroma sprays and in perfume blends.
safetyThere are no significant safety concerns associated with the consumption or topical application of lime peel.
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