Lemon, a citrus fruit which is very low in calorie, has several health-benefiting compounds and is known for its therapeutic property.
According to Organic Facts, these are the health benefits you can get from a squeeze of lemon.
Indigestion and constipation
Lemon juice helps to cure problems related to indigestion and constipation. Add a few drops of lemon on your dish and it will aid digestion.
Lemon juice can be used to treat a person who is suffering from cold, flu or fever. It helps to break fevers by increasing perspiration.
If fresh lemon juice is applied on the area of a toothache, it can assist in getting rid of the pain.
Lemon juice also helps to get rid of dandruff in your hair.
Using lemon juice on the site of old burns can help fade the scars, and since lemon is a cooling agent, it reduces the burning sensation on the skin when you have an irritating burn.
It has antiseptic and coagulant properties, so it can stop internal bleeding. You can apply lemon juice to a small cotton ball and place it inside your nose to stop nose bleeds.
If a person drinks lemon juice mixed with lukewarm water and honey, it can help reduce body weight.
Lemon juice assists in relieving respiratory problems and breathing problems.
It has the ability to soothe a person suffering from an asthma attack. Being a rich source of vitamin C, it also helps in dealing with more long-term respiratory disorders.
Diseases like cholera and malaria can be treated with lemon juice because it acts as a blood purifier.
Lemons are high in anti-bacterial properties which fight throat infections.
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