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Lemons Are Powerful

Updated on April 25, 2013

There Are Enormous Benefits in Lemons

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Lemons Are Healthy

When I was pregnant with my first child, I craved lemons by the dozens. I ate so many lemons not knowing that I was supplying my body with lots of vitamins and minerals. Lemons are a rich source of Vitamin C. It also contains other vitamins, like B vitamins, magnesium, riboflavin, calcium, proteins and carbohydrates.

Whenever I get an upset stomach or feel nauseated, the first thing I do is get me a lemon and make me some lemon water. About 5 minutes later my symptoms have subsided. Lemons can help relieve many digestion problems, including heartburn, indigestion, bloating, and constipation and has been known to dissolve gallstones.

Daily consumption of lemon water can make a difference in your appearance. It has a natural antiseptic medicine that can cure problems related to skin. It is the Vitamin C that enhances your beauty.

Whenever you feel like you’re coming down with a sore throat, take a lemon put some honey on it and squeeze out the juices into your mouth. No more that 30 minutes you will feel better. Try gargling with lemon water until your symptoms subside. Lemons have antibacterial properties in it that help fight throat infections.

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Nothing Like Drinking Lemon Water

Did you know that drinking lemon water helps you lose weight faster? Believe me its works. I would drink warm lemon water first thing in the morning and then throughout the day I would drink cold lemon water. I notice amazing results in my weight and skin.

Lemons are a very healthy fruit. Especially when drinking with water, it makes a healthy drink.

Different Usage of Lemons

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

* A teaspoon of lemon juice in one-half glass of water will relieve heartburn.

* Lemon juice is excellent to use in the place of vinegar. You would use it just as you would use vinegar

* For sore throat, dilute 1/2 lemon juice with have water then gargle frequently. The stronger the juice the better. You will be amazed who your throat begins to heal and get better.

* Did you know that by putting a slice of lemon tied over a corn overnight will greatly relieve the pain?

By introducing lemons into your daily diet, you will reap many healthy benefits.

Wishing you the best of health!

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      Emer420 4 years ago

      I love lemon. This is a great hub. :)

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      catmalone 4 years ago

      Thanks Emer420 for you comment. I love lemons because they make me feel refresh and they give me energy.

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      wwolfs 4 years ago

      Nice hub and great information. I love lemons and didn't know some of the tips you mentioned. Thanks for sharing.

      Voted up and useful!

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      catmalone 4 years ago

      Thanks wwolfs for your comment. I'm glad that you enjoyed this hub.

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      Redberry Sky 4 years ago

      very interesting information, catmalone, and well worth sharing :) I like to add lemon to my tea for a little zing every morning!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I love Lemons. I didn't know that lemons had so many benefits, however I use lemons when i feel exhausted and feel like fainting. I also use lemon when i have a cough or cold, i make black tea with 2-3 drops of lemon and ginger and honey. It really helps me. Great hub! Enjoyed reading it. Voted up and interesting!

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      Saira Sheikh 4 years ago from London, United Kingdom

      I commented about lemons, but forgot that i had signed out in another tab :) the anonymous comment is by me.

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      catmalone 4 years ago

      Thanks articlesocean for your comment. I love lemons because they have so many health benefits.

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      Marlene Bertrand 4 years ago from Northern California, USA

      Oh wow! I love lemons and I didn't know they were packed with so many benefits. I planted a lemon tree in my back yard and now I can't wait until it starts producing lemons. Excellent hub, catmalone.

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      catmalone 4 years ago

      Thanks Marlene! I love lemons, especially lemon water.

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      JP Carlos 4 years ago from Quezon CIty, Phlippines

      It's also a good idea to plant lemon in your yard. This way you don't have to buy it in the market or grocery. Whenever possible, plant the fruits and vegetables in your yard. You can be assured of their quality and safety.

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      catmalone 4 years ago

      I can agree with that. Lemons are always good to have on hand, because they have a lot of health benefits.

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      AnniesHealthTalk 4 years ago from United States

      Lemons are indeed very powerful! They are very cleansing for the liver. I started drinking lemon water a couple months back to help with some breakouts I was having on my skin. It definitely helps a lot!

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      catmalone 4 years ago

      Thanks for your comment AnnieHealthTalk. I like drinking lemon water, it helps my skin stay clear. Lemons have cleansing properties in them that detox the whole body. Its all good!

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