Lemon makes lemonade. Lemons also has many uses. And a bundle of benefits. From ancient times, lemon is used for cure of many diseases. Lemons are in green and yellow. And our grandma’s now also suggest lemon juice to cure cold and say many home remedies to brighten our skin. Lemon is rich Vitamin C, potassium, magnesium, zinc and more essential vitamins and minerals. It’s a very healthy and nutritious fruit.
Beauty Benefits And Uses Of Lemon
1. Lemons can be used for weight loss – Add a tablespoon of lemon juice to warm water. You can shed weight in few weeks.
2. Brightens Teeth
Vitamin C in lemon cleans and brightens your teeth. Apply lemon juice to your teeth and leave for 5 min. Your teeth will brighten up.
3. Underarm Odor – Get rid of underarm odor by scrubbing lemon peels. Vitamin C cleans all the dirt and bacteria in underarms which gets you odor-free underarms.
4. Dark Elbows
Dark elbows are a itch. So to brighten them up, rub half the lemon to your elbows and leave for 10 mins. Wash throughly with cold water. Use this remedy for twice a week.
5. Puffy Eyes – Get puffy-free eyes by applying lemon juice to your eyes and clean off after 10-15 mins. Lemon reduces puffiness and tiredness from your eyes.
6. Reduce Blackheads, Acne And Wrinkles
Reduce acne by rubbing half lemon and get it off within 10 mins. Antibacterial properties in lemon removes your skin pore’s dirt and makes your face acne-free and glowing skin. (2 times a week). Reduce wrinkles by applying 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of honey to get rid of wrinkle and ageing of skin. (2-3 times a week). Add a teaspoon of lemon juice with a tablespoon of aloe Vera juice to get rid of blackheads. (Apply twice a week).
7. Known For Skin Lightening
Lemon from ancient times known as skin lightening. So add 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice with a tablespoon of fuller earth powder. Apply the mask and leave it off until dry. Make sure the paste should be thick. Take it off with cold water. Apply this mask twice a week for best results.
8. Remove Tan And Dark Spots – Dab lemon juice to remove tan and rose water once a day to remove tan. For Dark spots, dab lemon over dark spots. Apply once a day for lightening your dark spots.
9. Make Your Nails Shiny And Strong – Immerse your nails in lemon juice for about 5 mins. See the difference in a few days.
10. Grey Hair, Dandruff And Hairfall
Rinse off your hair with lemon juice to get rid of grey hair. Rub half a lemon to your scalp and leave on for 15-20 mins for dandruff. Add 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice to Vitamin E Capsule to stop your hair fall. Wash off with cold water. If oily, rinse off with sulfate-free shampoo.
11. Garnish Drinks
Garnish your drinks with long lemon peel stripes. Also add lemon zest to salads to enchance it’s beauty.
12. Steel Sinks And Utensils – Clean off your steel utensils and sink with lemon juice. Your steel household items will shine like crazy.
13. Make Your Footwear Shiny
Apply lemon juice and clean your footwear. Leave it for 2-3 mins. Leather footwear can be cleaned easily with this. For Women footwear, dilute lemon juice with water for non leather footwear.
Add extra lemon juice, in your dishes to preserve them longer. Antibacterial properties in lemon will make your foods preserve longer. Also store your food in refrigerator for increasing it’s shelf life.
15. Rub Lemon On Greasy Spots – Rub lemon on greasy spots. Leave it for 10-20 mins. Remove greasy patches with sponge. It comes out easily.
What about health benefits of lemon? There are numerous. From our antient times, our great grandmothers to grandma’s, they have been passing on. We all know first health benefit of lemon is curing cold. So Get down and see all health benefits of lemon.
Scientists have discovered anti-cancer compounds in lemon. So lemon reduces the risk of many deadly cancers.
17. Constipation – Constipated? Add a little dose of lemon juice to your daily diet and say goodbye to your constipation.
18. Kidney Stones – Lemon Juice also helps with kidney stones. Add into your diet to prevent kidney stones.
19. Cure Gastritis And Arthritis
Cure gastritis and arthritis with adding lemon into your diet. Choose either drinks or candies. It’s your choice.
Dealing with hangovers? Jump to lemons for a faster cure. Citric acid in lemons breaks dowm the alcohol in your body. So drink lemon juice and feel relieved if you are on your hangovers.
21. Good Heart Health – Antioxidants in lemon is good for heart health. So get right away to lemons to prevent heart diseases and have good health.
22. Indigestion – Stuck on Indigestion? Have lemon juice with warm water every morning for indigestion problems.
Apply lemon zest paste on your forehead for 20-30 mins. This gives your relief inf you get terrible headache also.
24. Bad Breath
Antioxidants and antibacterial properties in lemon removes and cleans all the germs in your mouth and gets you rid of bad breath. Dilute 1 tablespoon of lemon juice with warm water. Use it as a mouthwash and leave the solution within your mouth for 2 mins. Rinse off with water. Do this twice a week for best results.
This is a guest post by Jais. She is a multi passionate entrepreneur, creative-writer, Fitness enthusiastic, Nature Lover, Animal Lover, An observer, a Traveller on the path of self-discovery. Focused on raising Happiness Level and simplifying life. Love to Live. Live to Love. She blogs at getsethappy.com. Connect with her on Facebook, Twitter And Instagram
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