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Lemon (Citrus)

HEALTH BENEFITS

 

ANTI-CANCER

Lemon peel has the power to eradicate toxins in the body and lemon all together destroys cancerous cells and prevents a wide range of cancers like breast, colon and lung cancers. Sources indicate that lemon has such anti-bacterial properties that it is more efficient than chemotherapy.

 

BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

Lemon is not only packed with vitamin C, but contains nourishing elements like vitamins (B6, A, E), folate, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, copper, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium and so much more. It is your best friend so start juicing.

 

BOWEL BUSINESS

Lemon and lemon juice ore specifically help cure indigestion and constipation.

 

BREATHE IN

Lemon juice relieves respiratory and breathing problems. It may soothe asthma sufferers.

 

DE-STRESS

Citrus fragrances inspire wellbeing and have the power to relax and curb anxiety levels.

 

DIABETES FRIENDLY

Lemon potentially prevents insulin resistance, which keeps diabetes at bay.

 

GLOW

Lemon juice has the potency to treat scalp issues like dandruff and remedy hair loss. It will give hair a natural shine.

Lemon juice is also a great antiseptic medicine, relieving from sunburns and bee stings. Lemon juice is a great cleanser, great to treat acne, eczema and an anti-ageing ally.

 

GUM HEALTH

The high amounts of vitamin C in lemon reinforces gums and help keep teeth firmly in place. A daily intake of lemon may reverse damages caused by gum disease, and reduce gum bleeding.

 

HEART HEALTH

Lemon regulates blood pressure and reduces risks of heart disease!

Flavones, beta-carotene and the high fibre content in grapefruit also help lower cholesterol levels.

 

HOT IN HERE

Lemon juice can treat symptoms of flu and break a fever by increasing perspiration. Stay in bed.

 

MALARIA AND CHOLERA

Lemon juice is a great blood purifier, and may soothe diseases like malaria and cholera.

 

REDUCE KIDNEY STONES

Lemon wards off the formation of kidney stones and cysts. It also reduces the swelling in the kidneys caused by fluid retention.

 

WEIGHTLOSS PARTNER

Lemon is a great ally to your weight-loss plan, it will boost your metabolism allowing you to continue burning fat while resting.

It also contains a good amount of fibrewhich assists with appetite control.

 

 

ADVERSE INTERACTIONS

 

ENAMEL ABRASION

Citric acid found in grapefruit and citrus fruit more generally, may be a cause of tooth enamel erosion or irritate sensitive teeth.

 

 

 

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