Lemon is one of those super foods with a myriad health and cosmetic benefits. There are few persons for whom it is an allergen, so make sure you are not allergic to this natural product, before you start enjoying the many benefits.
1. Lemon being a citrus fruit, fights against infection. It helps in production of WBC's and antibodies 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, cardiovascular diseases and cancers.
5. Lemon juice is said to give a glow to the skin.
8. Applying lemon juice to acne dries the existing ones and prevents from getting more.
10. Lemon juice is given to relieve gingivitis, stomatitis, and inflammation of the tongue.
16. Lemon juice used for marinating seafood or meat kills bacteria and other organisms present in them, thereby prevents many gastro-intestinal tract infections.
17. Lemon juice with a pinch of salt (warm) every morning lowers cholesterol levels and brings down your weight.