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Ways to use lemon

Updated on May 20, 2016

Mmmmm, lemons! One of the greatest fruits on the planet. Not only is the bright yellow color a pop of freshness too the eye, but there are a lot of healthy benefits and hacks that will slide right into your everyday routine.

Detox water

Drinking a glas of water and lemon juice shoud be the first thing you do in the morning. The lemon juice helps cleanse all the nasty bacteria out of your system and gives a fresh start in the morning. It has many other beneficial effects on your body:

  • prevent bad breth
  • strengthen your immune system
  • refreshes and detox


Miranda Kerr also likes to start the day of with a healthy meal filled with fruits and vegetables, with a glas of lemonwater on the side. The Victorias seacret model says " Warm lemon water in the morning helps kick start the digestion process for the rest of the day." This tip was given by her in an interview with stylist.co.uk.

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Hair bleach

Bleaching your hair naturally with the help of lemonjuice. Add a little mixture of lemon juice + water or hairoil to your hair, before heading out in the sun. Sunlight does naturally lighten our hair, but with the help of the acid in lemon juice, it speeds up the process. This way you get a naturally bleached look for the summer with out the use of many harsh chemicals.

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Lemonade

Fun and refreshing if you want a sweet, cold drink in the sun. Also highly loved by kids. This drink can be made in many ways, wheather you want it sweet, sour, cool, mild or strong. You can also include other fruits and berries for added flavour.

Lemonade recipe

  1. Add 2 tablespoons of sugar and 3 tablespoons lemon juice.
  2. Heat a quarter cup of water and add to mixture, stir.
  3. Fill up glas with 3 quarters of cold water and ice
  4. Put a lemonslice in for a nice tuch.
  5. Enjoy


Freshener

Put a small conainer of half a lemon or just lemon juice and let it sit. The fresh lemon sent will work as a freshener and get rid of unpleasant odor. Keep it in cooler places like the refrigerator, for a fresh smell amongs the food.

Have you tried any of these tips? Or do you have some other ways to use lemons in the everyday life?

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