Lemon and Lime Juice

Lemon juice is the liquid from crushing lemons. It is used as flavoring in many food and drink recipes and in adding acid to canned foods. Lime juice is the juice of freshly crushed limes. It is used as flavoring in many foods and drinks.

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Lemon and Lime Juice

Can you substitute lemon juice for lemon extract?

Yes, but remember that lemon extract is a concentrate so is much stronger in taste. You will need to use a bit more lemon juice for a lesser amount of extract.
If you feel you must add to this answer, please add to the bottom.

Since lemon extract is much stronger, I would use 1/2 again as much of the lemon juice. However, if your recipe calls for water or milk in the mixture, cut that back by a tablespoon or two because you are adding in a little more liquid with the lemon juice than the recipe calls for.
I'd only use real lemon juice or Real Lemon in the green bottle, if you are using it to make a substitute buttermilk, you can use vinegar.

Grated rind is betterLemon extract is so much stronger than juice that it will be almost impossible to get a similar flavor. I would try substituting lemon juice for ALL the liquid - water or milk - but you still may not get the same lemony flavor. A better bet would be to use the grated rind of 1 or 2 lemons. Beware AcidityLemon extract does not contain acid. If the recipe that calls for extract has something in it that would react with acid (ie. baking soda) juice would not be a suitable substitute.
you can take lemon juice concentrate and and boil it down some with a bit of sugar and you get anice substitute for extract.
Correct Answer

Lemon extract is made from lemon oil and alcohol. Lemon oil comes from the lemon zest (the yellow part of the peel). Therefore lemon zest would be the substitute for the lemon extract. Do not use lemon juice, it will make the dish lemony but very tart. More juicewell i perfer lemon juice. But yes you can use lemon extract but if you use;use half of what they call for for lemon juice. And that's b/c lemon extract is very strong..

The person that said to use the lemon zest gave the correct answer.
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How does lime juice help prevent acne?

I have heard this before and I'm an esthetician and know a little about skin and acne .Lime is very acidic and though seems to help may cause excessive dryness which causes more oil to be produced and may cause more breakouts.I suggest u use a milder cleanser or toner and look into a dermatologist or esthetician.if not try a milder home remedy .

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Is it okay to put lemon juice on a burn?

No, it is not a good idea to put lemon juice on a burn. While the cooling effect might feel good momentrily, the skin at the burn site is already damaged, and the last thing you need is an acid on it.

Treatment for burns is an extensive topic covered under other questions on this site. However, for minor burns, avoid administering any creme, gel, goo, etc. Wrap the wound in a clean, dry bandage and leave it be (applies to first degree and minor second degree burns). When a blister forms, leave it be until it pops on its own. Then carefully treat as an open wound.

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Is lemon juice good for acne?

Lemon juice has not been shown to have any benfit in terms of treating acne. Lemon juice is mildly acidic and so can help break down the appearance of acne on the skins' surface, however long-term it has very limited effect at all.

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How to Dilute lemon juice in water?

Squeeze the juice of two lemons -- the heavier the better -- into a glass of room-temperature water.

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How much lemon juice can you get from half a lemon?

30

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Does lime juice work to cure acne scars?

Fraid not - it will just dry out your skin. Sometimes dermabrasion can help, but there is nothing you can just put on the skin that will take them away.

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What active ingredients are found in lemon juice?

It is 5% citric acid ad has water content. It will lighten your hair especially if out in the sun. Along with salt it gets rid of rust and mildew spots on fabrics.

In addition to that , lemon is considered as a good astringent for skin as it tightens the pores making the skin more rigid and clean . so if you suffer an oily skin with wide pores , squeeze two lemons with a little water and apply gently to your face .

vinegar with water in equal quantities is another good idea :) .

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What ion is present in lemon juice?

The Hydrogen ion, or H+

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Does mayonnaise with lime juice need refrigeration?

Yes, the egg in mayonnaise will go bad. Regular Mayo needs to be in the fridge so one can with reasonable certainty guess that even with the addition of lime juice it should be in the fridge.

However, the addition of the lime juice may affect the storage life. The lower pH may allow it to stay good for a little longer. Acidic foods are less likely to grow really harmful things (which is why people rarely get botulism from sauerkraut). Or conversely, the stray lime pulp and any bacteria/fungi picked up while squeezing the lime (like if you touch the inside of it or let the juice drip over your fingers) might help the mayonnaise to go bad sooner.

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What is healthier orange juice or lemon juice?

Orange juice is because Lemon juice is sour and really sugary

If you are trying to prevent scurvy then lemon is superior to oranges in keeping you healthy. In one very long sea voyage of 2000 sailors I think 1600 died of scurvy - or something like that.

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What happens when lemon juice goes bad?

Well if it's lemonaide, then it will turn sour. If it's lemon juice, then it will taste like crap or just be even moresour.

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How much lemon juice can you get from 1 lemon?

About a 1/4 cup or so...

You can extract more juice by briefly microwaving the lemon for 5 to 15 seconds before juicing.

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Is lemon juice an electrolyte?

No but if you rub it on your penis it feels good

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How much lime juice concentrate is equivalent to one lime?

Two tablespoons of juice is equal to one lime.

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What is the pH of lemon juice?

pH is about 1.8 to 2.3


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Is lemon juice a pure substance or a mixture?

The juice is a pure substance on its own, but lemonade is a mixture. So, i think in your case, Yes!

Keira

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Is lemon juice an acid or base?

Foods such as orange juice and lemon juice are acidic in their natural state but turn alkaline after they have been metabolized in the body. As such, for dietetic purposes they are usually considered to be alkaline forming foods despite being acidic prior to consumption. Most fruits are alkaline except a few that include cranberries, plums and prunes. These fruits are classified as acidic because they contain acids the body can't metabolize.

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Where plj lemon juice can you buy?

You can buy PLj lemon juice from any health shops like Holland and Barret and also any large Tesco store. It costs around £1.37 in Tesco and around £1.79 from Holland and Barret. Surprisingly it can cost £10 from some internet shops.

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Can you freeze an open bottle of lemon juice?

I would not freeze it in the bottle. Instead, portion it out in an ice cube tray. When frozen, store the cubes in a plastic bag.

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Why bottles of lemon juice do not have warning labels?

I would not have asked if I knew the answer

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Can lemon juice damage permed hair?

i dont think so if your talking about eating it

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What effects does lime juice have on dark skin?

The acid is caused to slightly make the skin a bit lighter...some people like myself use it on our face arms legs ect. just to get the origanal tan back or unless of course you wanna be white :)

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Does lime juice bleach skin?

Funny thing about lime juice...if you put it on your skin and go out into the sun, you are likely to get a rash.

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