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Why Lemon Juice for Healthy Body?

Updated on February 25, 2013

Different uses of Lemon

Lemon assists in cleansing the system with impurities. Lemon is a powerful vitamin containing vitamin C which helps prevent diseases and keep the system healthy and well.

The lemon contains 48.3 potassium, 29.9 calcium, 11.1 phosporus, 4.4 magnesium.

Lemons are useful in treating asthma, biliousness, colds, coughs, sore throat, diphtheria, la grippe, heartburn, liver complaint, scurvy, fevers and rheumatism.

The lemon is a wonderful stimulant to the liver and is a dissolvent of uric acid and other poisons. It liquefies the bile, and is very good in cases of malaria. Chronic rheumatism and gout will benefit by taking lemon juice and also those who have tendency to bleed, uterine hemorrhages etc, rickets and tuberculosis also benefits from taking lemon juice.

For diphtheria, use pure lemon juice every hour or oftener if needed, either as a gargle or swab the throat with it and swallow some, until it cuts loose the false membrane in the throat.

For sore throat, dilute lemon juice with water and gargle frequently. Dilute one half of lemon juice to a half of water. If you can use full strength, it is much better.

To relieve asthma, take a tablespoonful of lemon juice one hour before each meal.

For liver complaint, the juice of a lemon should be taken in a glass of hot water one hour before breakfast every morning.

A teaspoon of lemon juice in half glass of water relieves heart burn.

For rheumatism, one or two ounces of lemon juice freely diluted, should be taken three times a day, one hour before meals and at bed time.

In cases of hemorrhages, lemon juice diluted with water every two or four hours. Take note that it is always best to take lemon juice without sugar.


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