Vitamin C is one the most essential vitamins we need in order to have a healthy body. Unfortunately, our body cannot produce it by itself, so we have to intake it through food or various supplements. We must also be aware of the fact that nowadays, almost all of the food we intake is genetically modified, so we must be careful of the ingredients we intake as well as the amount of this important vitamin.
Vitamin C deficiency is possible and it brings numerous illnesses and diseases with itself. Luckily for you, here, we’re going to present you how to prepare your own supplement of vitamin C at home!
This type of prepared vitamin C will give you live enzymes, and you’ll have 100% assimilation in your body. You just need citrus peel!
Citrus fruits are abundant in various types of flavonoids. Those are compounds which exhibit antioxidant properties in the human body. Naringinis an especially powerful antioxidant which is a type of flavonoid found in the peels of mandarin, grapefruit and lemons. Numerous studies claim that naringin is very powerful and it can actually reduce the radiation-induced damage to the cells. Hesperidin is another important flavonoid. It is mostly concentrated in the white inner layer of lemons, limes, oranges, as well as grapefruits. Hesperidin reduces the proliferation of cancer cells, is very efficient in hypoglycemia and also induces programmed cell death.
Here’s how to prepare your own Vitamin C supplement:
You must make sure that the citrus fruits you’re going to buy are organic. You should eat the fruit and save the peels, because you’ll use them to prepare dried citrus powder.
Here’s how to do it:
First, take the peels and spread them on a dehydrator tray. Dehydrate them at 100 °F for 24 hours. They should become dry and crispy. Throw those dry peels in a blender. Grind them until you get the desired consistency. Put the acquired powder in an airtight container. Store it in a cool place.
The peel contains much more vitamins and minerals compared to the fruit. Only one tablespoon of lemon peel has twice the amount of vitamin C and three times the fiber than a lemon wedge!
You should take one spoon of this homemade vitamin C every day. You can add it wherever you like: into salads, soups, smoothies and juices! Boost your immunity naturally and you’ll never get sick again!