Lemon is a bright yellow tropical fruit round in shape with rough peel. Below the bark is pulp that is pale yellow in color, full of juice and some seeds. It is necessary to keep lemon in the fridge, but some time before use it should be removed. To draw as much juice as possible, lemon can be very shortly cooked in a microwave oven. In order to more easily squeeze juice from a lemon it is necessary to squash it a little by hands.
Absolutely everything - pulp, juice and bark is used from lemon. It contains plenty of citric acid and vitamin C which use is widespread in medical purposes. In addition, lemon juice is used as a food additive because it improves the taste of various dishes. Lemon is also one of the greatest antioxidants. Because of this property, its juice sprinkles over the items that changes color in combination with air to prevent oxidation.
High level of vitamin C in lemon juice enables effective treatment of certain oral diseases such as inflammation of the gum margins, runny manure, dental caries and other oral diseases.
In the case of catarrh of the throat and a feeling of suffocation or itching lemon with great efficiency eliminates these problems. It is necessary to bake the whole unpeeled lemon until the moment of rupture. Then, juice should squeeze from lemon and take the spoon of it with a little honey every hour.
Lemon juice can be very useful for the treatment of the digestive tract problems. It stimulates the secretion of saliva and gastric juice stimulating digestion. Also, lemon juice eliminates the gas accumulated in the intestine and mixed with water relieves heartburn. In addition, it can help in treating diseases such as dyspepsia, constipation and biliousness.
In case of fever accompanied by extreme thirst and dry skin, lemon juice can be ideal for the prevention of dehydration of the body.
Although lemon juice is sour taste, it has an alkaline effect in the body. Therefore, it is very useful in overcoming rheumatic conditions that are caused by the excessive accumulation of acid in the body. If the lemon juice brings in the estimated amount, thereby it prevents the accumulation of uric acid in the tissues which reduces the risk of gout attacks.
Perhaps the best known feature of lemon juice is its positive effect on the overcoming cold. It is necessary to squeeze two lemons and mix with one pan of boiling water and a little honey. This mixture should drink before bedtime.
In addition to vitamin C, lemon juice and peel are rich in Vitamin P - chiefly responsible for the control of bleeding in different conditions and preventing rupture of capillaries. Additionally, lemon is considered one of the best natural remedies for lowering blood pressure and treatment of arteriovenous sclerosis. All in all, the lemon has a huge impact on strengthening the entire system of blood circulation.
Lemon was of great benefit in the time of Cholera since it takes a very short time to kill cholera germs.
Lemon juice combined with hot water can significantly contribute to relaxing the feet. Feet should submerge in warm water and gently massage with lemon juice. The point is the contrast of warm water which opens pores and lemon, which behaves like astringent. In this way, the nerves of the feet relax, which indirectly contributes to stronger and better sleep.
Lemon juice also participates in the promotion of beauty. Washing hair with lemon juice and cold water contributes to its better shine.