Monday, 14 May 2012
25 Health Benefits of Lemon
1 ) Lemon is found to be Anti-Carcinogenic which lower the rates of Colon, Prostate, and Breast Cancer. It prevents faulty metabolism in the cell, which can predispose a cell to becoming carcinogenic. Also blocks the formation of nitrosamines in the Gut.
2 ) Lemon being a citrus fruit, fights Against İnfection. It helps in production of WBC's and antibodies in blood which attacks the invading micro-organism and prevents infection.
3 ) Lemon is an Antioxidant which deactivates the free radicals preventing many dangerous diseases like stroke, Cardiovascular Diseases
4 ) Lemon Lowers Blood Pressure and increases the levels of HDL (Good Cholesterol)
5 ) A few drops of lemon juice in lukewarm water are believed to Clear the Digestive System and Purify Liver as well.
6 ) Lemon juice is given to Relieve Gingivitis, Stomatitis, and İnflammation of the Tongue.
7) Lemon juice is given to prevent common Cold.
8 ) Lemon juice is given to prevent or treat Urinary Tract İnfection and Gonorrhoea.
9 ) Lemon juice is applied to the sites of bites and stings of certain insects to relieve its Poison and Pain.
10 ) Lemon juice relieves Colic Pain and Gastric Problems.
11 ) Lemon juice used for marinating seafood or meat Kills Bacteria and other Organisms present in them, thereby prevents many gastro-intestinal Tract İnfections.
12 ) Lemon juice with a pinch of salt (lukewarm) every morning lowers cholesterol levels and Brings Down your Weight.
13 ) Lemon juice is the best drink to prevent dehydration and shock in case of Diarrhoea.
14 ) A table spoon on thick lemon syrup everyday relieves Asthma.
15 ) Lemon juice can also be used as a Mouthwash. It removes plaque, whitens the teeth, but be careful it eats away at the enamel if the mouth is not rinsed thoroughly after drinking it.
16 ) Gargling lemon juice relieves Throat İnfection and also used as a treatment for Diphtheria.
17 ) Lemon juice helps to prevent and cure Osteoarthritis.
18 ) Lemon applied over the face removes wrinkles and keeps you Young.
19 ) Lemon juice is said to give a glow to the Skin.
20 ) The skin of lemon dried under the sun and then ground to make powder can be applied to the hair for a few minutes before bath which relieves head ache and cools the body.
21 ) Applying lemon juice to Acne dries the existing ones and prevents from getting more.
22 ) Lemon juice Soothes the Dry Skin when applied with little glycerine.
23 ) Lemon juice acts as a Natural Hair Lightener and skin bleach which reduces the pigment melanin and prevents the risk of chemical allergic reactions which is common with hair dyes and bleaches.
24 ) Lemon juice relieves Chilblains and İtchy Skin.
25 ) Lemon juice is an excellent treatment for Dandruff and Greasy Hair.
Posted by Dr Johan PB Prinsloo