The Powerful Benefits of Lemon


Here is the low-down on lemon health…

  1. Lemons are alkalizing for the body: Lemons are acidic to begin with but they are alkaline-forming on body fluids helping to restore balance to the body’s pH.
  2. Canker Sore, No More –  its proven antibacterial and antiviral properties of lemons can accelerate the healing process in the case of cankers.
  3. Abandon Your Anxiety – research has shown that lemon balm has a calming effect and might  help remove fatigue, exhaustion, dizziness, anxiety, nervousness, and tension
  4. Lemons are rich in vitamin C and flavonoids that work against infections like the flu and colds
  5. Abolish Acne
  6. Strong antibacterial, antiviral, and immune-boosting powers and their use as a weight loss aid
  7. Cleans your bowels
  8. The lemon peel contains the potent phytonutrient tangeretin, which has been proven effective for brain disorders like Parkinson’s disease.
  9. The lemon is the ONLY food in the world that is anionic (an ion with a negative charge) makes it extremely useful to health as it is the interaction between anions and cations that ultimately provides all cell energy.
  10. Healing power w/cold and flu: lemons work inside by supplying necessary vitamin C to your defense cells and outside through its antiviral properties on the mucous membranes in the nose and throat.
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    Lemon is great for you, indeed! I didn’t know about #5, 7, and 9, thanks for the info!

    1. You’re welcome. Thanks for stopping by 🙂

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