Lemon is such an ingredient which is easily available in our kitchen, sour in taste but virtuous for health. Lemons are rich in Vitamin C. Vitamin C is needed to produce collagen, it may help prevent asthma symptoms, and it may protect against different health ailments. Lemons are rich in citric acid. Citrus fruits are a good source of Flavonoids, which are thought to protect against cancer and cardiovascular disease.
According to the American Heart Association (AHA), citrus fruits like lemon, orange, etc., may help lower the risk of ischemic stroke which is the most common type of stroke in women.It is caused by a blood clot, blocking the flow of blood to the brain, especially in women.
Beginning a day with sour flavor does charm wonder and miracle in life!
Renders instant freshness
Human body comprises 70% of water and as it is a good beverage for hydration. Some spicy people don’t like the taste of water but adding little drops of lemon in it fabricate the happiness on the face of an individual. Most Americans fail to drink enough water throughout the day, often opting for soda and other flavor beverages.
Sipping on the lemon-infused water in the morning is a great way to kick-start your day, and enjoying it throughout the day helps you stay hydrated.
Natural ‘cleanser’ of the skin
Lemon is as a natural toner. It’s use is popular in cosmetics as well as the intake of it enhance the inner beauty of an individual.
Blackhead treatment: It may sound too good to be true, but because lemons are antibacterial, they can help treat acne. Just slice a lemon, squeeze the juice on your face and see the miracle!
Skin brightener: Lemons are rich in vitamin C and citric acid, so they can help brighten and lighten your skin tone. Just few week scrubs can help your skin glow.
A good source of Vitamin C
Citrus fruits like lemons are highly rich in vitamin C, which is a primary antioxidant that helps in protecting cells from damaging free radicals. Vitamin C may also help prevent or limit the duration of the common cold in some people, although studies are conflicting. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 1/4 cup raw lemon juice provides about 23.6 grams of vitamin C. That’s over 30 percent of the daily allowance
Strengthens Digestive System
Some people drink lemon water as a daily morning laxative to help prevent constipation. Drinking hot lemon water when you wake up in the morning helps you get your digestive system on right track. Ayurvedic medicine believes the sour lemon taste helps stimulate your “agni.In Ayurveda, a strong agni jump-starts the digestive system, allowing you to digest food easily and helping prevent the buildup of toxins.
Low-calorie diet maintains body weight
Doctors and Researchers studied the effects of a mixture of lemon and honey on the metabolism of human body. Drinking the honey and lemon water mixture every morning on an empty stomach boosts metabolism. This helps to lose weight and fat.
While the same results are there in humans, anecdotal evidence is strong that lemon water supports weight loss.