#Health #benefits of #lemon

Packed with vitamin C, flavonoid, potassium and calcium, lemons are used world over! So, today’s natural wonders is all about this little yellow fruit that is loved by everyone!

Health benefits of lemon

Health benefits of lemon

You may have heard your grandmother tell you to start your day with a glass of lemon and lukewarm water. This is because lemons contain alkaline-forming nutrients which are excellent for your body and helps alleviate several illnesses. The lemon water removes toxins and restores your body’s pH balance.

Lemons are packed with anti-bacterial properties and are therefore excellent for indigestion and constipation. They destroy the bad bacteria and let the good bacteria flourish in turn giving you relief from indigestion or constipation.

Lemon juice is good for you. If you want to lose weight, make sure lemon is a part of your daily diet. You can stop yourself from overeating by drinking a cup of tea with half a lemon squeezed into it. This can stop you from overeating. The soluble fibre called pectin found in lemon makes you feel full quickly. Make a drink with the juice of one lemon, two teaspoons honey and one glass of warm water. Drink it before breakfast. Again the feeling of fullness will stop you from eating too much.

Did you know that you can alleviate your tooth ache with fresh lemon juice? Apply freshly squeezed lemon juice on the aching tooth and you’ll soon feel much better. Also, lemon juice can keep gum disease at bay and stop bleeding gums.

Lemons are packed with vitamin C and are excellent for your skin. Slice half a lemon and use it like a scrub on your face. It removes dirt, exfoliates, rejuvenates your skin and keeps your skin looking young and glowing.

The flavonoids or the vitamin P in lemons strengthen your blood vessels, pectins lower yourcholesterol levels in the blood and potassium helps prevents high blood pressure. In other words, if you want a healthy heart, lemons are a must in your daily diet.

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