Lemon juice has many uses and benefits, many of them healthwise. In this article here, I am going to explain what some of the benefits are.
1.Lemons can help as a digestive aid. If you mix lemons with hot water it will help with an upset stomach.
2.The lemon has also been used as an natural antacid. Therefore it helps to relieve heartburn too. Drink 1 cup lemon juice with one cup water.
3.Lemon juice has also been known to cure worms and problems in the lower intestines, helping issues with constipation.
4.Drinking one cup lemon juice also acts as a liver cleanser. It is an aid in bile production so that food is digested easily.
5 If you are having a problem with gallstones, the lemon juice acts as a natural cure by helping to dissolve them.
6.Most everyone knows that lemon juice is filled with Vitamin C. With this being the case, lemon juice a preventive medicine for healing infections, some types of wounds and fever reduction.
7.Lemon juice is also a natural cure for breathing problems associated with asthma. Try some in a hot cup of tea.
8.Lemon juice is also a natural form of diuretic. Since this is so, drinking a cup of lemon juice daily is a natural cure for urinary tract infection.
9.Lemon juice has been curative with arthritis problems and rheumatoid arthritis. What the drinking of lemon juice does is clean the blood of toxins that are responsible for arthritis triggers.
10.If you mix lemon juices with coffee, you may find it curative for a headache.
11.Are you sunburned easily? Lemon juice applied to your skin may help to reduce that problem. Simply put some juice on exposed areas of skin.
12.Nosebleeds are helped by lemon juice when applied onto a cotton ball and placed on the nostrils.
13.If you have problems with gingivitis, (gums which bleed,) massaging lemon juice to the gums may help to put the bleeding to an end.
14.Are your lips chapped? Try taking a little bit of glycerin and some lemon juice with a cotton ball on the lips. The lips will probably heal quicker.
15.Lemon juice helps to make your hair shinier. Add it to some cool water after shampooing and rinsing, pour the mixture over your hair and you should see a difference.
16.Tired feet? Why not add a cup of lemon juice to your warm foot bath? It will help soften your feet and help your body to relax. This is due to the fact that lemon juice has an effect on the nerves of your feet.
17.Is your face all broken out? Try putting some lemon juice on your pimples to get rid of them, particularly the blackheads. Simply put the juice on your face and leave it on overnight. In the morning, wash your face, and see the difference.
18.Lemon juice, just like baking soda, is a great cure for poison ivy. Simply apply the lemon juice on the area that is broken out and it will temper the breakout of the poison ivy rash.
19.If you have a cough, lemon juice is an excellent natural remedy. Simply take about 4 tablespoons of lemon juice combines with 1/2 cup olive oil and one cup honey. Heat it on the stove for 5 minutes. You’ll need to stir the mixture a lot for a couple minutes. Take one teaspoon of this homemade cough syrup every couple of hours.
20. Lemon juice is effective for sore throats. Try about 1/2 cup lemon juice with warm water. Drink slowly for a soothing effect on your raw or scratchy throat.
These are really just a few of the main lemon juice benefits as there are many more. Any form of lemon juice whether squeezed, in a plastic lemon that you buy in the store,or bottled will all have the same effectiveness. It is one of the best natural remedies to keep in your home.