Hello dear readers.Let's talk today about the lemon.I love lemon, the more impressive that the beneficial properties of lemon.It is also used to treat many diseases.For example, I have cured a cold tea with lemon in the year.Just at the first sign of a cold began to drink hot tea with lemon slices 3, it certainly was a sour taste, but it was worth it.I saw tea 5 days of 5-6 cups per day, and has managed this spring without drugs. Because lemon is just a storehouse of vitamin C, which in the cold is a must for us to a speedy recovery and to strengthen our immunity.

Lemon is useful to all, not only the flesh but also peel.Zest is also rich in vitamins and essential oils.It can be added to the batch, in drinks, tea, gravy and salads it greatly improves their taste and flavor.Because it is also possible to prepare the candied fruit.

very useful and very tasty in salads instead of vinegar to add lemon juice, especially vegetables.I mix lemon juice with salt, sometimes add a little mustard, honey, olive o

il and cook just such a delicious salad dressing.

Lemon.Beneficial features.

  • Stimulates the gastrointestinal tract.
  • improves appetite.
  • Contains vitamin C, which is simply indispensable for colds and lowered immunity.
  • Lemon contains dietary fiber, vitamin A, B, E, PP, sugar, cellulose, organic acids, chlorine, sulfur, boron, zinc, iron, magnesium, zinc, fluoride, calcium, potassium.
  • helps remove toxins and waste products from our body.
  • Relieves symptoms of toxicosis in pregnant women.
  • Strengthens the nail plate.
  • thins the blood.
  • stimulates the cardiovascular system.
  • Useful for hair.
  • Kills bacteria and germs.
  • Breaks down cholesterol.
  • strengthens blood vessels.
  • Lemon is a powerful antioxidant.
  • is useful in diseases of the heart.
  • When vitamin deficiency.
  • lemon juice removes sweating feet.

lemon Calories 30 kcal per 100 grams.

I here for example, periodically wipe the cutting board with a slice of lemon, it helps to get rid of bacteria.

I have in the fridge is always sliced ‚Äč‚Äčlemon, and my refrigerator never smells of stale food.

But in spite of all the benefits it has a lemon and a number of contraindications.Let's take a closer look at them.

Lemon.Contraindications.

  • Lemon contraindicated in gastritis.
  • In gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer.
  • If pancreatitis.
  • When kidney disease.
  • If you are hypersensitive.
  • With increased acidity of gastric juice.
  • When allergy to lemons or their zest.
  • use lemons in food often can be a symptom of heartburn.About that, what tools are used to treat heartburn, I have already written an article to read it, you can here.

And now let's talk about how to choose the lemons.

How to choose a lemon?

We usually try to buy lemons at the market, sometimes of course buy them in the store.Lemons is best to buy a medium-sized.It so happens that the lemons well, very much bright and beautiful, such waxed lemons.The peel of lemons virtually no nutrients.See, that was a lemon yellow, no dents and blackheads.I like like lemons with "rough" skin, they are thick-skinned and very palatable.You can also check out the lemon, tearing the nail a little skin.If fresh lemon, the peel will yield easily under the nail, and will be distinct aroma of lemon.If lemon is not fresh, it will be pressed and the smell is not as pronounced.

How do I store lemons?

lemons are stored for a long time, they can be stored for up to several months.They are best stored in the refrigerator.In the freezer it is better not to put, because their flesh is loose and bitter taste.If each lemon wrap paper folded in kulechek, they can in this way and stored in the refrigerator for 4-5 months.

Lemon.Treatment.

vitamin and restorative blend with lemon.Very good help to restore the immune system during illness and recovering from the disease.

means for making the mixture we need: 200 grams of dried apricots, raisins, walnut kernels and one lemon with zest, honey and, of course, where do without it, but honey should always be natural.All this we mince and pour honey.Eat this mixture a teaspoon three times a day for children and a tablespoon three times a day for adults, preferably before a meal or after a meal an hour or 2. Very good to use this mixture especially during cold and flu.

Lemon also helps to get rid of calluses.To do this well rasparte legs, then they need to wipe dry and attach to corn slice of lemon.Such a procedure you need to do 3 days.On the fourth day rasparte leg and remove the corn.I have so Dad removes calluses.

also lemon rubbed spots and freckles.Lemon is well whitens and brightens the skin.

I still sometimes rinse hair with water and lemon.I take a liter of water and add the juice of one lemon.After shampooing, rinse your hair with water and lemon.The hair becomes soft, shiny and silky.

When a sore throat rinse the throat with water with lemon.Two tablespoons in a glass of warm boiled water.

water with lemon is also used for weight loss, but personally I have not tried, I was duodenal ulcer, and I do not venture.I even drink tea with lemon, if necessary, when catch a cold, well, or just when I want to, but do not abuse them very often.

also heard that lemon helps with headaches, lemon slices need to keep at the temple, headache very quickly.

Bones lemon.

Lemon is useful to all, and pulp and rind.Only here a lemon bone slightly bitter taste.Eat it certainly is not necessary, but if you gulped 1-2 pits with lemon, it's okay.

Useful properties of lemon peel.

  • in lemon peel, as well as in the lemon contains vitamin C, P, flavonoids, glycosides.
  • lemon rind increases efficiency of our body.
  • reduces fatigue.

lemon rind helps get rid of warts.To do this, remove the peel from two lemons, chop it and pour 150 grams of 30% vinegar, infuse for one week, but do not forget to shake the tincture occasionally with lemon peel.Then filtered and slightly moistened cotton swab in the solution and are putting on the wart, so do several times a day.The most important thing is not to damage the healthy skin.

And to strengthen the teeth is useful to wipe the lemon peel and the teeth and gums.The teeth are bleached, and gums will not bleed.

more lemon peel has a good result from dandruff.Remove the skin from three lemons, peel pour a liter of water, boil on low heat for about 10 minutes then just need the broth to cool, and then strain.Use a conditioner for hair once a week, after shampooing.

When pregnancy lemon also can be used if there is no individual intolerance or allergies.Remember that everything is good in moderation.

lemon useful properties, treatment and contraindications we reviewed.I hope you read today the information will be useful to you, especially when you need assistance lemon for colds.

I still really like the essential oil of lemon, but I'll write about that later.