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Lemon Health Benefits

Lemons have been used for centuries because of its numerous health benefits. The two well known are lemons’ strong antibacterial, antiviral, and immune-boosting powers and their use as a weight loss aid because lemon juice is a digestive aid and liver cleanser.

 

Lemons contain many substances, notably citric acid, calcium, magnesium, vitamin C, bioflavonoid, pectin, and limonene that promote immunity and fight infection.

 

Lemon, a fruit popular for its therapeutic properties, helps maintain your immune system and thus, protects you from the clutches of most types of infections.

 

Lemons contain pectin fiber which is very beneficial for colon health and also serves as a powerful antibacterial.It helps maintain the health of the eyes and helps fight against eye problems.

 

Lemon is a fabulous antiseptic and limewater juice also works wonders for people having heart problems, owing to its high potassium content.

 

So, make it a part of your daily routine to drink a glass of warm lemon water in the morning and enjoy its health benefits.

 

It can also treat a sore throat. Gargle with warm lemon water to help ease a sore throat.It is of immense benefit to the skin and it prevents the formation of wrinkles and acne.

 

It is also used to aid digestion, reduce pain and swelling (inflammation), improve the function of blood vessels, and increase urination to reduce fluid retention.

 

Lemon is one of the few foods that contain more negative charged ions, providing your body with more energy when it enters the digestive tract.

 

The scent of lemon also has mood enhancing and energizing properties. Besides fresher breath, lemons have been known to help relieve tooth pain and gingivitis.

 

Be aware that citric acid can erode tooth enamel, so you should be mindful of this. Do not brush your teeth just after drinking your lemon water.

 

It is best to brush your teeth first, then drink your lemon water, or wait a significant amount of time after to brush your teeth.

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