Last updated on Jan 18th, 2021 at 11:36 am

Lemons contain many nourishing elements including vitamin C, vitamin B, potassium, phosphorous, proteins and carbohydrates

Lemon uses for your health and as a beauty treatment:

1. Lemon being a citrus fruit, fights infection

If you have a sore throat – gargle or rinse out your mouth with the juice of one lemon in a glass of warm water and 1 teaspoon of honey. You can also apply a compress of slightly salted lemon juice to the throat.

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2. Lemon is an antioxidant which deactivates the free radicals…

…preventing many dangerous diseases like stroke, cardiovascular diseases and cancers while lemon lowers blood pressure and increases the levels of HDL (the good cholesterol).  Lemon is anti-carcinogenic which lower the rates of colon, prostate, and breast cancer.

3. If you have acid stomach…

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