It has been said that lemon is a super food. Lemon acts as refresher for both the body and mind. It is said as magical belly fat burner.These small fruits help you to keep your body calm and cool. Everyone are known to the traditional use and benefits of this super food. Lemon is a very effective fruit which helps to maintain a good health.
Two very common mistakes people do while eating this fruit. Generally people do not know how it will cause harm to you if you don’t take it in a proper way. During summer days, people are used to drink lemon juice to keep the body cool and get freshness. They make the juice with lemon, salt, sugar cold water to meet their thirst. Many people also make lemon pickles and it is very tasty also. But they don’t know what great mistake they have done. Lemon losses its property adding salt and sugar. When lemon comes in contact with salt or sugar it is know more effective rather it will be harmful for you. Some you may be benefited by this drink but very little. So keep in mind, we have to drink plain lemon juice water to get actual benefits.
Whatever, we also can’t deny the benefits of lemon. It has multidimensional good properties. It contains ascorbic acid (vitamin C), antioxidants, different nourishing elements, vitamin A, vitamin B complexes- vitamin B1, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, thiamin, folic acid, minerals like calcium, magnesium, zinc, copper, potassium, phosphorus etc. It contains a very rare nutrient that is “flavonoids”. It also has anti-inflammatory property.
Lemon is a very good quality home remedy for fever, weight loss, control of high blood pressure, reducing obesity, throat infection, common cold, cholera, diarrhea, indigestion, constipation, dental problems, respiratory problems, burn, internal bleeding.
It is also considered as a purifying agent of blood. It is used in the herbal treatment of stones in the kidneys. Daily consumption of lemon and lemon juice is good for health. Some very common uses of lemon in different health effects are-
Eliminate kidney stones: Lemons are natural eliminator of kidney stones. Studies have shown that lemons juice give protection against calcium stone formation of the kidneys. To get this benefit, drink one cup of fresh lemon juice with two spoon of olive oil, one spoon apple cider vinegar and ginger juice every day at a regular basis.
To lose weight: Lemon is a good fat burning agent. Start your day with a glass of warm water mixing with lemon juice. It will increase your metabolism, stimulates body circulation, and helps to excrete waste products, cleanse your bowel and give you lighter, fresh mood. Remember, you should not eat anything within 30 minutes after consuming this drink.
Prevent nausea, vomiting: Lemon has a good fragrance. This fragrance will help you to prevent nausea and vomiting. You can take a piece of lemon, add bitt salt on it then chew it like a candy. It is very effective in motion sickness, as well as in pregnancy for morning sickness.
Throat infections, common cold, cough: Mix two spoon of honey and two spoon of lemon juice in a cup of warm water. Drink it early in the morning and at bed time. This drink alleviate sore throat, common cold, and cough. In winter season, it will keep you away from bacterial infections of respiratory system.
Diarrhea and cholera: If anyone is suffering from cholera or diarrhea, give him to drink a mixed juice of lemon and onion in cold water. This acts surprisingly against cholera.
Relieve constipation: A glass of cold water with lemon juice will provide you relief from constipation. Consume it every day in the morning. You also can take it with warm water.
Lemon is used to increase your beauty. If you have hair fall, use lemon with coconut oil, massage it on your scalp. Hair fall will visibly less. It will prevent dandruff also.
Lemon is a good natural bleaching agent. It cleanse the skin gently. Add lemon juice on your face packs or only lemon juice can be used. Lemon bleach your skin and make more fairer, shinier and clean.
We can not explain the use of lemon in words. It is very much useful to us. We can eat it, use it, make juices to get more benefits from this natural herb.