They are an incredible fruit, because they provide a wide range of benefits for your health and they improve your overall lifestyle. The smell of lemons is specific and people often relate it to fresh and clean things.
What are the health benefits of lemons?
Lemon juice is used to treat a lot of conditions related to digestion, arthritis and rheumatism. They have the property to cleanse the body and to prevent the possible creation of kidney stones.
It has also been used in the treatment of malaria and cholera, because of its cleansing properties. They benefits come out of their richness in vitamin C, A and E, potassium, iron, magnesium and copper.
What are the beauty benefits?
Because it works as a natural cleanse lemon juice can treat different skin problems such as acne and dark spots. Also, it can be used to calm down painful feet, as a breath freshener and to whiten the nails. Just take a half of lemon and rub it on your elbows, knees and calluses to soften these skin areas.
Check out this trick for everyday benefits
- Weight loss
Add 2 drops of lemon essential oil to a glass of water to stimulate your metabolism and promote weight loss. Drink this three times a day.
- Strong immunity
When combined with coconut oil, lemon essential oil relieves cold symptoms and improves the lymphatic drainage. Massage the oily mixture on your neck.
- Better mood
Diffuse lemon essential oil in your room to fix your mood and fight depression.
- White teeth
Brush your teeth with a natural paste made from lemon essential oil, baking soda and coconut oil. Two minutes are just enough.
- Clean hands
Enrich your regular soap with lemon essential oil to clean your hands easily and remove grease.
- Face wash
Lemon essential oil nourishes skin and makes it softer. You can make your own face wash by combining honey, baking soda and lemon essential oil.
Add white vinegar, 40 drops of lemon essential oil and 20 drops of tea tree oil to a 16oz spray bottle that you’ve already filled with water. Spray your countertops and shower surfaces. This will also help you get rid of mold.
Add a few drops of lemon essential oil to your laundry to get rid of any odd smells. This is a nice trick to try when you’ve forgotten your laundry in the washer for too long.
- Wood and silver polish
Use lemon essential oil to clean wooden surfaces in your home. Soak a soft clot in it, and polish any tarnished silver and jewelry.
- Bye-bye goo
Lemon essential oil will help you remove any goo.