It is commonly know that lemons are very beneficial when it comes to our overall health. In order to get the best benefits of lemon, you should make a lemonade of lemon and hot water and drink it in the morning the minute you get out of bed. Lemon is considered one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world.
Lemons are beneficial for our health because they are a rich source ov vitamins and minerals including vitamins C, A, B1, B6, potassium, calcium, magnesium, hosphorus, folic acid, bioflavonoids, and pectin.
These properties of lemon protect us against numerous diseases and conditions. Daily consumption of lemons will provide many positive effects on your stomach, liver, intestine, as well as the overall immune system.
Moreover, the lemon rind has strong antiseptic properties, and the leaves of the lemon tree can be used to reduce fever.
How lemon can help to relieve pain?
A little know fact is that lemon can help to reduce joint pain.
In fact, lemon peel is the one that is great for neutralizing the nerve pain because it is rich in essential oils that have positive effect on the blood vessels and possess anti-inflammatory properties .
These are two most effective ways that can be used for this purpose:
-Grate the lemon peel, but carefully because you only need the yellow layer, not the white one. After that, apply the grated peel on the sore spot, fix a bandage and leave on for 2 hours before removing the covering.
-First, take two lemons and peel them. After that, place the peels in a glass jar. Pour them with olive oil and let it stand for two weeks.
After two weeks, this oil is ready for use. All you need to do is to moisten gauze with this oil, fix a bandage and leave to act overnight.