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What is the use of grapefruit peel? How can you eat grapefruit peel to stop coughing

Grapefruit is full of treasure. Not only the pulp is rich in vitamins, but also grapefruit peel has many effects. The following describes in detail the effects of grapefruit peel and the two methods of relieving cough with grapefruit peel:

1、 Efficacy and function of pomelo peel

1. Deodorization

Fresh pomelo peel, like other pomelo, can effectively remove peculiar smell. You can put some fresh pomelo peel in the refrigerator or in the newly decorated room to help clean the air. If there is a peculiar smell in the sneakers, you can stuff the thick leather into the shoes after eating grapefruit, preferably fill the whole shoe compartment. After 3 days, make sure that all the bad smells in the shoes disappear.

2. Insect repellent

Put the pomelo peel in the corner of the cabinet to prevent insects and ants, or put it in the rice jar to prevent insects. In addition, putting grapefruit peel in the wardrobe can repel insects, but there is no way like camphor pill. It will be used for one or two months, and it will be replaced in about 2 to 3 days. Not very convenient.

3. Exfoliation

Grapefruit peel can effectively remove the cutin of hands. You just need grapefruit skin to rub your hands to remove cutin, and then moisturize your hands with hand cream.

4. Degreasing

Grapefruit peel can accelerate the decomposition of animal fat and remove greasiness. There is a component in grapefruit peel that has a protective effect on cardiovascular system. After eating the grapefruit, tear off the white tendon in the skin, dry it in a ventilated place, and then dry the water in the sun. When it is dry and hard, pack it in a plastic bag with small holes. It can be used as a spice for meat to remove the smell of mutton.

5. Treatment of chilblain

Boil the dried grapefruit peel with water. When it is very thick, apply the water to the frozen wound, but avoid the broken skin. Pay attention to the temperature of hot compress. At the beginning, the towel temperature should not be too hot. You can shake the hot air before applying. Gradually increase the temperature after the frozen injury is adapted.

6. Antibacterial, antiviral

Naringin and hesperidin can inhibit the growth of Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, dysentery bacillus and typhoid bacillus in test tube. Naringin can inhibit yeast and fungi, and prevent and protect mice infected with virus. Naringin and hesperidin in grapefruit are similar to other flavonoids and have anti-inflammatory effects.

7. Lower blood sugar

In fresh grapefruit juice, it contains insulin like components, which can reduce blood sugar, and is a good food for diabetics and obesity patients.

2、 Grapefruit peel cough relieving method 1:

Ingredients: grapefruit peel, rock sugar.


1. Collection of grapefruit peel: when eating grapefruit at ordinary times, don't throw away the grapefruit peel. Wash it, dry it in the sun or in a well ventilated place, and then pack it in your pocket.

2. Take 100-200g grapefruit peel and wash it with water.

3. Process the grapefruit peel into small pieces of 10-20mm by hand or scissors, put it into the pot, and then add 300-400ml of water.

4. First bring to a boil over high heat, and then cook over low heat for 15-20 minutes.

5. Finally, squeeze out the water in the grapefruit skin, lose the skin, and add about 50g rock sugar to the remaining soup.

6. Pour it into a bowl and give it to the child when it is not hot.

Method 2:

Ingredients: grapefruit peel, rock sugar, lemon

Method: 1. Rub the surface of grapefruit skin with salt until one layer of grapefruit skin is damaged.

2. Clean with clean water and cut the cleaned grapefruit peel into large pieces.

3. Then remove the thick white pulp inside.

4, leave a little white flesh, white flesh is bitter, but also the essence of the fire, change the knife into small pieces.

5. Soak in clean water. Finally, the color of the water turns yellow and the bitter taste of grapefruit peel is reduced. Boil a pot of water and add a spoonful of salt to the water.

6. Boil the soaked grapefruit peel in a pot for a while until the grapefruit peel becomes transparent and turn off the fire.

7. Remove the pomelo peel and rinse in cold water.

8. After taking it out, dry the grapefruit peel with your hand.

9. Put half a bowl of boiling water in the pot, add rock sugar, squeeze in a little lemon juice, boil the rock sugar and make bubbles, put the pomelo peel in, and stir fry slowly over low heat.

10. Turn off the fire until the grapefruit peel absorbs all the sugar and there is no liquid in the pot.

11. The semi-finished grapefruit peel sugar can be dried in a heated room for one day.