People say that the lemon is “a cure for everything, if it is not sprayed with any pesticides”.
The lemon is an important ingredient in many products that are used in the treatment of the blood vessels, migraines, red freckles and those caused by the sun, and at the same time, this little yellow ball improves the complexion, restores the skin and hair, strengthens the immunity and helps with the stress.
The lemon juice is used as a refreshing drink, it is a mild antiseptic. The fresh external part of the lemon peel is part of various tinctures and various extracts for making liqueurs. It is also used as a sedative and antispasmodic. It is excellent in the correction of the taste and smell, it is a bitter aromatic and bitter tonic. All ingredients of the lemon, primarily Vitamin C, strengthen the bones and the connective tissue, protect against infection and reduce the tendency of breaking of the capillaries, and they are particularly important for the protection of the gums.
You should take lemon when you eat spinach, because it increases the assimilation of iron from the spinach. The flavonoids in the lemon are excellent antioxidants which protect the cells from aging and reinforce the action of vitamin C. The lemon also contains all the B-group vitamins, which are essential to balance the work of the nervous system. It is also rich in potassium and calcium. It relieves the acidity in the internal organs when you eat a lot of meat or due to physical stress.
It is useful to drink lemon juice against cardiovascular diseases: varicose veins, hemorrhoids, high blood pressure. If you mix it with honey, it helps against wounds in the mouth and tonsillitis, and when it is diluted you can use it against lichens and warts.
The extract of the lemon oil has been proved as effective against nausea and headaches, the pits in the lemon are used against worms and the peel is good for the heart. Because of all the benefits, in the cosmetic industry the lemon is used for combined and oily skin because it restores the natural matte tone. The lemon flower gives shine to the hair and it is an ingredient in the best shampoos for hair strengthening. The lemon juice which is weaker than that the vinegar, is used for marinating vegetables, fish, shellfish and white meat. The lemon softens the food, and at the same time it preserves the scent.
In the Top 15 Lemon Home Remedies, we’ve presented the top home remedies, and here we are presenting 11 more uses of lemons:
- For soft hands
Every night, you should massage your hands with a mixture of equal amounts of lemon juice, glycerin and cologne.
- For sore throat
Squeeze one lemon and add a glass of hot water. You should rinse your throat with it for three minutes, three times a day. For the throat it is a good to take a teaspoon of sugar with few drops of oil of St. John’s wort, and if you do not have it, you can also use lavender oil and even ordinary cooking oil and a few drops of lemon juice.
- For discharging of the lung abscess
You need 100 grams of garlic, horseradish root, 200 grams of lemon with its peel, 50 grams of teucrium, 500 grams of young cow butter and 1 kg of honey. Chop all ingredients well and mix them together. Take one tablespoon of it, 3 times a day after meals.
- Lemon Juice
The lemon juice destroys the blood sugar, the harmful acid and bacteria. The juice of 1 to 2 lemons after or before a meal helps and heals the liver and rheumatism. If you mix lemon juice with the amount of salt that can come between two fingers, until it becomes a milky mass, especially in the spring, it will cause stronger secretion and it will act against obesity and slimy digestive organs and also it will stimulate the heart and the liver.
You should use the lemon during the whole year instead of vinegar, because the phosphorus revives the nerves, the potassium heals the heart and the kidneys and the calcium neutralizes the oxalic acid. The lemon juice also removes the yellow stains on the fingers from the tobacco.
- Removes the brown spots on the hands
Mix the juice of one lemon, a tablespoon of olive oil and a tablespoon of the water where the parsley was boiled. Use cotton to apply the solution on the hands and keep it for half an hour. Then rub almond oil on the hands. Repeat this procedure twice a day. The lemon with its vitamin C and the parsley brighten the skin, and thus also prevent the occurrence of stains. The almond oil regenerates the skin and makes it soft and smooth.
- Hard skin on the heels
If you have hard skin on the heels, you should rub half a lemon on them every morning.
- Against sweating of the hands
From time to time you should soak your hands in a bowl of warm water with a tablespoon of baking soda, and you should add few drops of lemon and thoroughly massage your hands.
- For blood circulation
Take half a liter of alcohol and add 100 grams of salt and 50 grams of camphor, the juice of 2 lemons and add 1 liter of distilled hot water. You should massage your skin with this mixture after you take a shower.
- For white teeth
You should clean and massage your teeth with a lemon once a week
- Against colds
The hot lemonade does wonders for your organism when you have a cold.
If hoarseness lasts longer than a week, you should definitely see a doctor. An excellent remedy against hoarseness is warm lemonade and tea with lemon.