Thursday, April 28, 2011

Health Benefits of Lemon

1.Lemon being a citrus fruit,fights againts infection.It helps in production of WBC's and anti bodies in blood which attacks the invading microorganism and prevents infection.
2.Lemon is an antioxidant which deactivates the free radicals preventing many dangerous diseases like stroke,cardiovoscular disease and cancers.
3.Lemon lowers blood pressure and increases the levels of HDL(good cholesterol)
4.Lemon is found to be anti-carciogenic which lower the rates of colon,prostate and breast cancer.They prevent faulty metabolism in the cell,which can predispose a cell to becoming carcinogenic.Also blocks the formation of nitrosanines in the gut.
5.Lemon juice is said to give a glow to the skin
6.A few drops of lemon juice in hot water are believed to clear the digestive system and purify lives as well.
7.The skin of lemon dried under the sun and the ground to make powder can be applied to the hair for a few minutes before bath which relieves head ache and cools the body
8.Lemon juice acts as a natural hair lightner and skin bleach which reduce the pigment melanin and prevents the risk of chemical alergic reactions which is common with hair dyes and bleaches.
9.Applying lemon juice to acne dries the existing ones and prevents from getting more.

10.Lemon juice is given to relieve ginggivitis,stomatitis and inflammation of the tongue.
11.Lemon juice is given to prevent or treat urinary tract infection and gonorrhea
12.Lemon juice is given to prevent common cold,
13.Lemon juice is applied to the sites of bites and stings of certain insects to relieve its poison and pain.
14.Lemon juice releives colic pain and gastric problems.
15.Lemon juice soothes the dry skin when applied with little glycerin.
16.Lemon juice helps to prevent and cure asteoarthritis
17.Lemon juice is an excellent treatment for dandruff and greasy hair.
18.Lemon applied over the face removes wrinkles and keep you young.
19.Lemon juice relieves chilblains and itchy skin.
20.Gargling lemon juice relieves throat infection and also used as a treatment for diphtheria.
21.A table spoon on thick lemon syrup everyday relieves asthma.
22.Lemon juice can also be used as a mouthwash.It removes plague,whitens the teeth and strengthens the enamel.
23.Lemon juice with a pinch of salt(warm)every morning lowers cholesterol levels and brings down your weight.
24.Lemon juice is the best drink to prevent dehydration and shock in case of diarrhea.
25.Lemon juice used for marinating seafood or meat kills bacteria and other organisms present in them,thereby prevents many gastro-intestinal tract infections.

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