Benefit and harm

The benefits and harms of Lemon

Lemon is an evergreen tree that reaches a height of about eight feet. The crown is spreading, or a pyramidal shape. The structure of the leaves leathery, green. Leaf length is about fifteen inches, a width of about eight. The length of the fruit to nine inches, the diameter to six. The shape of the fruit ovate or oval, the top has a kind of nipple. The fruit is light yellow in color. The hard crust is removed from the inside. Seeds ovoid.

Properties of lemon

Lemon contains many alkaline elements, organic acids, where the amount of citric acid exceeds the amount of other acids, sugar, nitrogenous substance, minerals in the form of potassium and copper, vitamin a, P, C, phytoncid and others. The composition of the skin of the fruit there is a large amount of essential oil. Valuable for the human body vitamin C From fresh lemon juice, but the longer it is stored outdoors, the more susceptible to vitamin destruction process. Unusual property has a vitamin P, which is also destroyed by freezing of the product.

Lemon has pectin, which can bring some heavy metal.

The composition of lemon includes organic potassium, which affects the cardiovascular system and kidneys. The use of lemon affects the normal functioning of these organs. The combination of citrine (vitamin P) and vitamin C have a beneficial effect on the redox process and metabolic functions of the body.

Lemon has antibacterial properties that can kill the body up to twelve types of harmful bacteria.

The use of lemon

Lemon is very useful in lack of vitamin P (citrine), which can lead to such diseases: brain edema, hemorrhage resulting from capillary fragility, bruising, pain in the lower extremities, General fatigue and weakness. in the human body.

In the treatment of atherosclerosis is recommended to use lemon juice. A case of acute respiratory diseases and influenza lemon essential to maintain the desired calcium level. However, several slices of lemon it is useful to put a drink of herbs.

To restore the digestive processes and output of slag from the gastrointestinal tract, it is recommended the use of lemon fresh. A few drops of lemon juice in a glass of water useful to rinse throat with infectious diseases, headaches and migraines.


Lemon is a diuretic.

The use of lemon

Traditional medicine is very widely used all the parts of the lemon for the prevention and treatment of many diseases: scurvy, jaundice, dropsy, kidney failure, tuberculosis, hemorrhoids, acute rheumatism, gout, aches and lumbago. In Italy the lemon into the decoction used to treat malaria.

Lemon found its use as a laxative: the juice of one fruit, raw egg yolk and two hundred grams of orange juice stir and drink in one gulp. It is also a wonderful drink that contains many nutrients.

The great physician Avicenna used the lemon for the treatment of acute toxemia in pregnancy.

Despite the wonderful healing properties of lemon can be cleaned to Shine porcelain and crystal, adding a few drops in cold water. Lemon zest is cleaned to a blinding Shine the faucet and the metal of the pan. If you mix cigarette ash and lemon juice, it is possible to Shine RUB the silver. Copper items-clean, using a slice of lemon, which is pre-dipped in salt. Window wash in a solution of lemon water. Recommend to pour it in a container with sprayer for ease of application to the surface of the glass.

Harm lemon

It is strictly forbidden to use lemon ulcerative diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and gastritis. Abuse of this fruit has a destructive effect on tooth enamel.

Lemon are not allowed to give children up to three years. People who are allergic to the product, and breast.