Friday, 19 June 2015

26 little known uses of lemon for your health, beauty and aesthetic.

Most of us are familiar with the common uses of lemons for its flavouring benefits in food and its health benefits for treating cold.
 But there is a lot more about the benefits of lemons, let's see 

  • Remove the refrigerator odour: Dab lemon juice on a cotton ball and keep it in your refrigerator for several hours. You will be able to get rid of refrigerator odour with ease.
  • Helps in controlling high blood pressure: Lemon contains potassium, which has the ability to controls high blood pressure and counter the symptoms of nausea and dizziness.
  • Helps to maintain the white colour of certain food in cooking: Cauliflower turns brown even with slight cooking. Add a teaspoon of lemon juice in it before cooking and it will remain white.
  • Lemon keeps you fresh: Lemon is a fast-acting medicine and removes your fatigue and stress when you use it in any form.
  • Remove the odour of cutting boards: While you cut onion, garlic, fish and another kitchen item on cutting board, the odour of the items cut remains on the board. Washing it with lemon juice or rubbing a cut lemon will cure its odour.
  • Ease your breathing: Lemon has the ability to eliminate the sputum from the air passage and makes breathing easy.
  • Helps in curing joints pain: Lemon is a good diuretic and removes toxins and bacteria from your body, thus helping you to relieve the pain of joints associated with arthritis and rheumatism.
  • Helps in preventing kidney stones: The regular use of lemon juice results in the formation of urinary citrate, this is the chemical that prevents the urinary crystal in the urinary tract that leads to stone formation.
  • Keep insects out of the kitchen: Insects hate the lemon smell, wash your kitchen with the addition of 5 tablespoons of lemon juice in two gallons of water and get rid of kitchen insects. Or dab a cotton ball and keep it in your kitchen to block the entry of insects into your kitchen.
  • Protects your skin from the symptoms of ageing: Lemon is a good antioxidant and counters free radicals that cause skin cells damage and results in the symptoms of ageing on your skin.
  • Keeps the fruits and vegetable germs free: Spray the lemon juice on your favourite fruits and vegetables, it's a good disinfectant and will keep them germs free.
  • Treats cold: gargle with diluted lemon juice with water, preferably with warm water, it will help you to treat your symptoms of a cold.
  • Eliminate the smell of your garbage: If your garbage has started odour, sprinkle lemon juice on it and it will eliminate the unwanted odour.
  • Maintains the green colour of Guacamole: Sprinkle lemon juice on it and will remain green for a long time.
  • Purify your blood: Lemon is a good diuretic and antioxidant so helps you to purify your body out of toxins and harmful chemicals of junk food.
  • Good oral health: Lemon is the good cure for bleeding gums and toothache, gargle on lemon juice and make your breath fresh additionally it will fight bad odour of breathing and will help you to cure a toothache.
  • Make skin bright: Upon the skin parts that have spots or scars, rub the half of a lemon, it with lightens your skin and will make it bright.
  • Form blonde highlights of hair: Take 1/ 4 cups of lemon juice with 3/ 4 cups of water and rinse your hair with it, lets the solution dry and later on wash your hairs, to see the benefits.
  • Refresh and moisturize your room: If you have a wood burning stove, then take a cast iron bowl and place lemon peels, cinnamon sticks, apple skins and cloves, it will refresh and humidify your room amazingly.
  • Makes nails whiter: Rubbing the lemon dilution with water upon your nails with brightens your nails and will make it pearly white.
  • Cleans your face: Lemon juice has the excellent ability to clean your face out of zits and blackheads on nose, improvement is guaranteed after at least one-week application.
  • Cure dandruff: Rub cut lemon on your scalp and wash it after 10 minutes, after few usage it will cure your dandruff in an easy way.
  • Remove the tough stains on marble: Rub lemon pulp with table salt on the marble having tough stains and get the shiny and original colour of the marbles.
  • Remove berry stains from your fingers:  Berry stains are hard to remove from your hands, rub a cut lemon on your hand and wash it with half warm water and soap after 5 minutes, it will remove the berry stains of berry from your hands.
  • Softens dry and itchy elbow; Make a paste of lemon juice and baking soda and massage your dry and itch elbow with this paste, better to do it while going to bed, later on wash them with half warm water, it will make your elbow soften and itch free.
  • Cure headache: A tablespoon of lemon juice in a hot cup of tea, is the proven remedy from headaches caused by hangouts and other multiple reasons.

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