Do you like lemons? Do you like the super citrusy bitter taste of lemons?
Neither do I.
What I didn't know about lemons were all the amazing health benefits that are packed in just one bright yellow little citrus gem! Funny enough... I have blogged over the past year about how many little lemon gems we have found since purchasing our new home. Just imagine our surprise over the past 72-hours on just how many amazing health benefits the little lemon gems really can offer everyone!
Talking about turning lemons into SWEET LEMONADE!
Lemons are now a huge part of my daily diet after being handed a new list of super foods that will now need to be added to my liquid beverages. Lemons... there are now a must! I never really cared for the bitter taste of lemons. But they are most definitely quickly growing on me! Soon enough... I will be slowly growing a bitter face... Hehehehehe!
While Babyblue continues to enjoy her organic peanut butter and all the extra energy it packs in just a few spoonful's a day. Her mommy will be taking a seat and sipping on her packed full of health benefits lemon and tea.
Here are many reasons why YOU should also join in on these super healthy lemon gems!
Life is far too short folks not to still keep things healthy!
15 Amazing Benefits Of Lemon
The health benefits of lemon include treatment of indigestion, constipation, dental problems, throat infections, fever internal bleeding, rheumatism, burns, obesity, respiratory disorders, cholera, and high blood pressure, while also benefiting your hair and skin. Known for its therapeutic property since generations, lemon helps strengthen your immune system, cleanse your stomach, and is considered a blood purifier.
The health benefits of lemon are due to its many nourishing elements like vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin A, vitamin E, folate, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, copper, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, phosphorus, and protein. Lemon contains antioxidants and have cancer-fighting properties. Lemon helps prevent diabetes, constipation, high blood pressure, fever, indigestion, as well as improve the skin, hair, and teeth. Studies conducted at the American Urological Association highlight the fact that lemonade or lemon juice can eliminate the occurrence of kidney stones by forming urinary citrate, which prevents the formation of crystals.
Here are a few other reasons why lemons should be added to your daily diet!
Lemon juice has proven itself useful in the treatment of hair care on a wide scale. Its juice, when applied to the scalp can treat problems like dandruff, hair loss and other problems related to the hair and scalp. If you apply this juice directly to the hair, it can give your hair a natural shine.
Lemon juice, being a natural antiseptic medicine, can also cure problems related to the skin. The juice can be applied to reduce the pain of sunburns and it helps to ease the pain from bee stings as well. It is also good for acne and eczema. It acts as an anti-aging remedy and can remove wrinkles and blackheads. Drinking its juice mixed with water and honey brings a healthy glow to the skin, and if you thoroughly search the cosmetic market, you will find some soaps containing this juice, but they aren’t too easy to find!
Using lemon juice on the site of old burns can help fade the scars, and since it is a cooling agent, it reduces the burning sensation on the skin while you have an irritating burn.
It has antiseptic and coagulant properties, so it can stop internal bleeding. You can apply lemon juice to a small cotton ball and place it inside your nose to stop nosebleeds.
If a person drinks lemon juice mixed with lukewarm water and honey, it can help reduce body weight.
Soothes Respiratory Disorders
Lemon juice assists in relieving respiratory problems and breathing problems, such as its ability to soothe a person suffering from an asthma attack. Being a rich source of vitamin C, it helps in dealing with more long-term respiratory disorders as well.
Diseases like cholera and malaria can be treated with lemon juice because it acts as a blood purifier.
Lemon is an aromatic and antiseptic agent and is useful for foot relaxation. Add some of its juice to warm water and dip your feet into the mixture for instant relief and muscle relaxation.
It is also a diuretic and can treat rheumatism and arthritis. It helps to flush out bacteria and toxins from the body.
Lemon juice can dissolve lumps on the skin, so it can be applied to the areas where the skin has hardened up, like the soles of feet and the palms of your hands. Drinking it with water can help patients reduce gallstones for the same reasons.
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