Every person knows that lemons are extremely beneficial for our overall health since they are abundant in vitamin C and they have low sugar content. It is also amazing that we can consume them on a daily basis because they have bitter, sharp and zingy flavor. However, besides being extremely beneficial for our health, you can also use lemons as a cleaning product.
Here are the 21 ways in which you can use it:
- IMPROVES THE MENTAL HEALTH
Drinking water lemon is going to help you boost your energy, improve your mood and relieve depression.
- HELPS WITH BREATHING PROBLEMS
The consumption of lemon could help you reduce the mucus by coughing. This is the best solution for persons who suffer from asthma as it helps the breathing.
- CLEANING THE KITCHEN TABLE SURFACE
If you want to get rid of the dirt and the unpleasant smell from your kitchen table, you should just rub the surface with a lemon halve.
- REFRESHES THE REFRIGERATOR
For eliminating the unpleasant smell from the refrigerator you just need to soak a sponge in a lemon juice and put it in your fridge for a couple of hours.
- CONTROLS THE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
You need to drink lemon juice in order to lower your blood pressure because lemon contains potassium.
- PREVENTS KIDNEY STONES
If you want to prevent the formation of kidney stones, you definitely should drink more water lemon because the water lemon stimulates the production of urinary citrate.
- RELIEVES THE SYMPTOMS OF ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM
Consuming lemon water will stimulate the production of urine and that helps in reducing inflammation and as a result it will relieve the symptoms of rheumatism and arthritis.
- IT REMOVES ODOR
We are all aware that the garbage smells very bad and in order to prevent that, you need to save the lemon or orange leftovers and simply put them under the bag of the garbage.
- STRENGTHENS THE NAILS
The best solution for strengthening the nails is the mixture of lemon juice and a cup of warm water. Simply soak the fingers in this solution for around 5 minutes. Repeat this until your nails strengthen.
You don’t need to throw away the pieces of lettuce that are not crunchy; you can add them in lemon water and put them in your fridge for about an hour. Dry well the lettuce leaves before using them.
- ELIMINATES THE BAD BREATH
If you want to eliminate the bad breath from your mouth you need to rinse your mouth with lemon water. After several minutes, spit the solution and rinse again with plain water because lemon can damage the tooth enamel.
- WASH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES WITH LEMON
You have to always clean the fruits and vegetables before eating them because they are filled with a lot of pesticides. Everything you have to do is to put a tablespoon of lemon juice into a spray bottle and mix it with water. When it’s done, just spray the products and afterwards wash them with clean water.
- PREVENTS PREMATURE AGING SIGNS
Water lemon doesn’t contain any calories and it’s very beneficial for treating the premature stains because of its amazing medicinal properties.
- REMOVES THE STAIN FROM THE FINGERS
In case you have stains on your fingers, lemon is the right solution for you. You just need to simply rub well your fingers with lemon and rinse them with some warm water and soap.
- HELPS HEADACHE
When you are experiencing a severe headache or you have a hangover, you just need to mix lemon juice with several teaspoons of hot tea and drink it.
- MOISTURIZES DRY ELBOWS
In order to moisturize the elbows, you need to prepare a mixture with baking soda and lemon juice. When it’s prepared, rub well the mixture on your elbows. Rinse and put olive oil to soften your elbows.
- IMPROVES THE WORK OF THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
Lemon has very powerful antiseptic properties and that makes it the right solution for digestive issues. It is very simple: you just have to take 1 tablespoon of lemon juice every day at the exact same time.
- REMOVES WARTS
If you want to instantly get rid of the wart, you just need to soak a cotton ball in lemon juice and put it on the wart. You need to repeat this method until the wart is completely gone.
- MAINTAINS VAGINAL HYGIENE
In order to maintain the vaginal hygiene, you can use lemon juice diluted with water. Don’t worry, it’s not going to cause irritation of the vaginal flora since it is diluted.
- REDUCES ASTHMA SYMPTOMS
In order to reduce asthma symptoms and improve your overall health, you need to drink 2 tablespoons of lemon juice before and after having a meal.
- REMOVES THE ODOR OF THE SMOKE
For those persons who heat their houses with wood, lemon is the perfect solution to prevent unpleasant smell. You just need to put lemon peel into flame and the odor is going to disappear.
Source : www.fhfn.org