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  • 1.25 Health Benefits of Lemons

2. 1. Lemon being a citrus fruit ,fights against infection. Ithelps in production of WBCsand antibodies in blood which attacks the invading microorganism and preventsinfection. 3. 2. Lemon is an antioxidantwhich deactivates the freeradicals preventing many dangerous diseases likestroke, cardiovasculardiseases and cancers. 4. 3. Lemon lowersblood pressure andincreases the levels of HDL (good cholesterol) . 5. 4. Lemon is found to be anti-carcinogenic which lower the rates of colon, prostate, and breast cancer . They preventfaulty metabolism in the cell,which can predispose a cell to becoming carcinogenic. Alsoblocks the formation of nitrosamines in the gut. 6. 5. Lemonjuice is said to give agLow to the skin. 7. 6. A few drops of lemon juice in hot water arebelieved to clear the digestive system and purify liver as well. 8. 7. The skin of lemon dried under the sun and then ground to make powder can beapplied to the hair for a few minutes before bathwhich relieves head acheand coolsthe body. 9. 8. Applying lemonjuice to acne dries the existing onesand prevents from getting more. 10. 9. Lemon juice acts as anatural hair lightner andskin bleach whichreduces the pigmentmelanin and prevents therisk of chemical allergicreactions which iscommon with hair dyes and bleaches. 11. 10. Lemon juice is given to relieve gingivitis, stomatitis, and inflammation of the tongue. 12. 11. Lemon juice is given to prevent commoncold. 13. 12. Lemon juice is given toprevent or treaturinary tract infection and gonorrhea. 14. 13. Lemon juice isapplied to the sites of bites and stings ofcertain insects torelieve its poison and pain. 15. 14. Lemon juice relieves colicpain and gastricproblems . 16. 15. Lemon juicesoothes the dryskin whenapplied withlittle glycerin . 17. 16. Lemon juice usedfor marinating seafood or meat kills bacteria and other organismspresent in them,thereby prevents manygastro-intestinal tractinfections. 18. 17. Lemon juice with a pinch of salt (warm)every morning lowerscholesterol levels and brings down yourweight. 19. 18. Lemon juice is the best drink toprevent dehydration and shock in case of diarrhea. 20. 19. Lemon juice can also beused as a mouthwash. Itremoves plaque, whitens the teethand strengthens the enamel. 21. 20. A tablespoon on thick lemon syrup everyday relieves asthma. 22. 21. Lemon juice relieveschilblains anditchy skin. 23. 22. Gargling lemonjuice relieves throat infection and alsoused as a treatment for diphtheria . 24. 23. Lemon juice is an excellenttreatment fordandruff andgreasy hair . 25. 24. Lemon applied over the faceremoves wrinklesand keeps youyoung. 26. 25. Lemon juicehelps to preventand cure osteoarthritis.