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Benefits of lemon

Lemon is the actually a citrus fruit. It uses in the world for multipurpose. It is a sour in taste because the presence of 8% citrus acid. It is the smallest citrus fruit. The lemon doesn’t contain fats and free from cholesterol. It is a source of vitamin C .Vitamin C helps the human body develop resistance against infection agents. Lemon contains Iron, Calcium, Copper and Potassium. Potassium is important components that control the heart rate and blood pressure. It provides 20 calories. It acts as antibacterial,antiviral,anticancer and boost the immune system.The lemon skin didn’t throw away because it is a rich source of potassium ,dietary fibre,Vitamin A and C , Beta carotene, iron and calcium. We can use a lemon skin by adding in dessert,drinks and foods.


Lemon mostly use to squeeze in water. The use of lemon water provide many benefit such as

Preventing Kidney Stone, Blood Pressure, Sore Throat, Balance PH,Bring down a Fever,Digestion,Anticancer,Preventing Anemia, Weight loss and, Increase IQ level.


1-Preventing Kidney Stone

Citric acid is present in lemon that helps to inhibit the oxalate forming in kidney .The oxalate forming the kidney stone.4 ounces of lemon to two liters of water increase the citrate level in urine. Avoiding adding of any other for maximum benefits.

2-Detoxify the Liver

Vitamin C is largely present in lemon that is needed to human body to produce glutathione which is needed to detoxify the liver. The lemon juice can help to stimulate the production of bile and stomach acid production. The drinking of lemon water in the morning more effective because it can absorb nutrient easily. It flushes out the bad nutrients from the body.

3-Increase IQ Level

Drinking lemon water in morning increase the IQ level because the presence of potassium.


A cup of warm lemon water will help to break down the waste materials .Lemon can  be use squeezing on the dish like salad etc to aid in digestion. Lemon helps the body in the absorption of nutrients. We can use lemon water by adding honey for sweetness .We can also use the lemon water by the addition of crushed mint leaves for the better absorption of nutrients.

5-Heart Disease

Lemon water helps to reduce the risk of heart disease because the presence of Vitamin C.Low level of Vitamin C increases the risk of heart disease. It also reduced the stress from the body because the presence of Vitamin C.

6-Lower Blood Pressure

It helps to decrease the level of high blood pressure because the presence of potassium .Potassium is also considered the heart food.

7-Prevention of Anemia

Anemia is a disease which is caused by the deficiency of iron in the blood. The lemon contains a small amount of iron. The Lemon is a great source of Vitamin C and citric acid that help to increase in the absorption of iron from other foods.

8-Prevention of Throat Diseases

Lemon water helps to dissolve mucus and act as a lubricant in gastrointestinal tract. It also helps in respiratory disorder such as Asthma. We can treat a cough by using a warm water by adding a honey and lemon.

9-Bring Down a Fever

Lemon water helps to reduce the fever by perspiration.

10-Balance PH

The lemon water decreases the acidity level in the body. If the acidity  increase in body it increases the heart disease.

11-Weight Loss

Lemon water adds in the honey help to reduce the body weight.


Some article shoe that the lemon water provides the alkaline environment which is not good for the production of cancer cell because the presence of hesperedin and D­­-limonene.

The lemon also uses directly on the skin like


The lemon use directly on the side of old burn skin can help fade the scars. It also reduces the sensation on the skin when you have irritating burn.

14-Skin Care

It acts as an antiagging remedy and can remove wrinkles, blackheads and acne. Drinking lemon juice mixed with water and honey brings a healthy glow.


Vitamin C and Ascorbic acid promote wound healing in the body and is an important nutrient in maintaining the healthy bones, tissue and cartilage. It also calms inflammation in the body. Vitamin C neutralizing the free radical in the body.

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