The vitamin C enriched fruit is the best thing that work wonders for a healthy body and mind. Lemons have been found in our country only in Assam although the exact time of its arrival on earth is unknown. But another genetic study reveals that lemon is a hybrid between bitter orange and citron. Apart from a beauty agent, it is highly used in our daily food habits as well. It has great digestive values and therefore it is a must item the next time you go out in the vegetable market.
Here are the importance of lemon:
A perfect good morning drink is a glass of war lemon water that helps in cleaning the toxins and wastes from the body. Problems of constipation and diarrhea are cured with this lemon.
A glass of lemon water has only 25 calories and thus it is a rich source of calcium, potassium, and pectin fiber.
It contains medicinal and anti—bacterial values.
The lemon is a store house of vitamin A and iron.
Lemon water works as an anti-septic agent also.
As it has rich potassium content, it is always good for those people having heart disease.
It helps your body to fight against immune system deficiencies.
It aids to balance the pH level of the body.
People having cold allergy can start consuming a glass of lemon water to make their immunity stronger.
By encouraging production of bile, it helps to build a better digestive system.
Lemon water helps in replenishing the body salts after a long working out session.
Digestive juices are produced well after intake of lemon water.
It is good for eye sight also and minimizes eye related diseases.
The potassium level also helps in nourishment of brain and nerve cells.
Prevention of wrinkles are done by these lemons.
It dissolves uric acid, so it’s good for people having problem with uric acid.
Lemon water strengthens the liver by providing energy to the liver enzymes when they are too dilute.
It is of immense benefit to the skin and it prevents acne problem.
Inflammation of joints and knees are reduced by lemon.
Lemon juice can dissolve lumps on the skin, so it can be applied at the places where the skin has hardened up, like the soles of feet and the palms of your hands. Drinking lemon juice with water can help patients reduce gall stones for the same reasons.
Lemon is an aromatic and antiseptic agent and is useful in foot relaxation. Add some lemon juice to warm water and dip your feet in the mixture for instant relief and muscle relaxation.
If you can get lemon oil, apply two-three drops in cold water before taking the evening bath in summers for a soothing effect.
Lemon juice assists in relieving respiratory problems and breathing problems, such as its ability to soothe a person suffering from an asthma attack.