Medicinal Properties of Lemon

Benefits of Lemon

The lemon is a fruit popular for its therapeutic properties. In fact have written entire books devoted to this fruit. Let us summarize some properties of lemons for our benefit.

Properties Lemon

The lemon is a fruit rich in vitamin C which helps to achieve a strong immune system and, therefore, protects a large number of infections. So the lemon is a great antiseptic that we have in our pantry.

Lemon juice is beneficial for people who have heart problems because of its high potassium content. It is therefore appropriate as part of their daily routine to drink a glass of hot lemon water in the morning.

Another benefit is to drink lemon juice to lose your weight. Lemon is a great scrubber body and removes toxins from the body.

Although lemon is often regarded as an acid, is very effective in curing many digestion problems when mixed with a little hot water. Bile problems, nausea, heartburn, bowel disorders like constipation, intestinal worms, etc.. are offset by the use of lemons. They even used to relieve hiccups.

Lemon juice, if taken regularly in the morning, acts as a tonic for the liver and stimulates it to produce bile which helps in the digestion of meals during the day.

It is also believed to help dissolve gallstones with olive oil, as together they stimulate the bladder to expel bile and with it, grit and small stones.

The lemon accelerates the healing of wounds. Lemon juice also relieves symptoms of asthma, tonsillitis and pharyngitis. It is often used as a home remedy with a little honey for these conditions.

Lemon is also a diuretic. This means it is good for people with urinary tract infections and uric acid problems, such as those with arthritis or rheumatism as it helps to eliminate all the toxins and harmful bacteria. If the lemon is mixed with coffee, are thought to help treat malaria. This mixture is also very effective for headaches.

When applied externally, if lemon juice is poured over a small piece of cotton wool and gently applied to the nose relieves nosebleeds or epistaxis (this may sting or burn a little).

The lemon can be used for bleeding gums. Are massaged gently with lemon juice helps to stop bleeding from the gums.

Lemon juice with glycerin is effective in treating cracked lips.

Applying lemon juice on the skin can also help prevent sunburn.

For sore throat, dilute lemon juice with water and gargle frequently. Even if you use lemon juice directly without mixing better.

If you take lemon daily is largely because it prevents an analgesic against the pain.

To relieve asthma, take a tablespoon of lemon juice one hour before each meal.

For liver problems, lemon juice should be taken in a glass of hot water one hour before breakfast each morning.

To eliminate the flu (or influenza), drink a glass of hot water with lemon juice while at the same time have the feet in a bucket or other deep container with hot water. The water better if it gets to the knees. Keep adding hot water while tolerated until it begins to sweat (about 20-30 minutes).

It is convenient to a bathroom instead of hot foot bath. The lemon juice should be taken every hour until the patient feels all cold symptoms are gone.

A teaspoon of lemon juice in half a glass of water relieves heartburn.

For rheumatism, lemon juice diluted in water should be taken three times a day: one hour before bedtime and meals.

In cases of hemorrhage, lemon juice diluted in cold water will help stop it.

Scurvy is treated by taking lemon juice diluted in water every two to four hours.

Use pure lemon juice on wasp and bee stings to relieve pain.

It is believed that regular consumption of fresh lemons may be useful in the treatment of kidney stones.

In cases of excessive menstruation, the juice of three or four lemons a day will help regulate it. The best way to take the juice of a lemon is cold water.

As purify the blood citrus, lemons help to enhance their beauty by improving the skin from within.

With this brief overview of the properties of lemon notice the benefits that we have at our disposal a simple way.

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