Health Benefits Of Lemons
- Lemons are especially high in vitamin C. Vitamin C is an effective antioxidant that can reduce radiation damage and colds.
- The high vitamin C content of lemons makes them an effective food to eat when suffering arthritis.
- Lemon juice diluted in pure water is incredibly cleansing.
- Lemons are acidic but once you consume them they alkalize your body. Our bodies are designed to be in an alkaline state, not acidic.
- Lemon juice can be used to wash the face. It may reduce acne and other skin conditions. It may also irritate so try a small amount to start off with.
- Lemon juice has been shown to reduce nausea. This could be because it neutralizes something in your stomach causing an upset or the vitamin C content.