Benefits of Lemon Juice

Benefits of Lemon Juice

 Twelve Medicinal Benefits of Lemon Juice 

The lemon (Citrus × Limon) is a species of a small evergreen tree native to Asia. Lemons are mostly round or oval and have thick skin. The juice of the fruits is usually a bit sour due to the presence of citric acid. 

The tree’s ellipsoidal yellow fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, which has both culinary and cleaning uses. Lemon juice contains vitamins and nutrients such as Vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium, and potassium just to mention a few.

How to Make Lemon Juice 

  Ingredients:

  • Water -1 cup
  • Fresh Lemon-1
  • Sugar- 2 tablespoon
  • Salt- a pinch
  • Squeezer item-1

Lemon Juice Recipe Preparation Process:

  1. First, take the lemon and cut it into two halves.
  2. With the help of a squeezer item, squeeze the lemon juice into a glass from each half.
  3. Add sugar, salt, and water.
  4. Stir it properly until the sugar and salt content gets dissolves.
  5. Lemon juice is ready to be served. Serve cool with the ice cubes.

Medical Benefits of Lemon Juice 

1.)  A Post-Workout Drink – One of the many benefits of Lemon is that it helps neutralize the high acidity of the body after an Intense workout. Lost Fluids can be replenished by Drinking lemon juice especially to improve muscle endurance.

 

2). Balances Blood Sugar Levels- Lemon is rich in a compound called bioflavonoids which give this fruit its yellow color. This same compound also naturally stimulates the production of insulin in our body that in turn balances our blood sugar levels which can help people with diabetes.

3). Dissolves Phlegm- The presence of Citric acid and antioxidants like Vitamin C and K in Lemon, helps fight cough and colds, aids the treatment of Phlegm. When mixed with warm water and honey, it is a potent solution to coughs and phlegm.

4). Helps Treat Constipation- This combo of water and lemon juice is great as a home remedy for constipation. Water helps lubricate the digestive system and soften stool. The citric acid found in lemon induces bowel movement that flushes out undigested waste from the colon.

5) Improves Eyesight-  Being rich in vitamin C, it has a positive effect on your eyesight as this will help prevent eye conditions like macular degeneration and cataract.

 

6)  Improves Our Immune System-  Lemons are rich in nutrients like bioflavonoids, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium, citric acid, folate, and pectin that boost our body’s immune system and immobilize free radicals, the cause of most ailments.

7) Aids in Weight Loss. -Lemons are high in pectin fiber, which helps fight hunger cravings. Studies have shown people who maintain a more alkaline diet, do lose weight faster.

8). Lowers High Blood Pressure -A citrus fruit, like lemon is rich in vitamin C that helps in thinning the blood, in addition to its antioxidant properties. Another mineral found in this fruit that helps lower blood pressure is potassium, it flushes out excess sodium.

9)  Bad Breath-  It helps two ways here, first by killing the bad-breath-causing bacteria in your mouth and second, by flushing away toxins in your liver that when overworked releases bad-smelling substances to the bloodstream, lungs, and then out the mouth.

10). Radiant Skin -Its antioxidant properties helps get a more radiant skin from the inside out by repairing damaged cells, flushing out toxins, and killing free radicals that can ruin the skin.

11) Strong and Beautiful Nails – Massaging the nails with a bit of lemon juice is a very good method of making sure they are strong and shining, as it wipes off all the dead cells underneath the nails. 

12) Prevention of Cancer – Lemon juice is rich in flavonoid compounds that defend the human body against different types of cancers and prevents the generation of cancerous cells.


Stay healthy. A cup of Lemon juice a day with a good diet, keeps the doctor away. 

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