According to scientific studies, drinking a glass of warm lemon juice is among the best morning practices. It not only has antioxidants, but it is also rich in volatile oils, carbohydrates, vitamins b and c, potassium and many other healthy substances.
The daily consumption of lemon water grants a number of health benefits such as boosting immunity, regulating the pH levels in the body, aiding in digestion, and helping with weight loss by lessening cravings.
Lemon juice can also treat these 13 health problems:
Rubbing a squeezed lemon on the face is believed to be an effective cleansing technique. It can prevent acne as it processes the body's acidity.
Due to its potassium content, lemons have the capability to increase the citrate levels in an individual's urine, preventing oxalate formation.
The ache brought about by gall bladder stones can be relieved by drinking lemon water.
GASTROESOPHAEGAL REFLUX DISEASE (GERD)
Drinking lemon water instead of artificial antacids is advisable due to the natural components found in lemons.
COLDS AND FLU
With lemons being rich in natural antioxidants such as vitamin C, studies suggest it as a treatment for colds and the flu due to its antibacterial properties.
IMMUNE SYSTEM BOOST
Drinking lemon water can help enhance the lymphatic function of the body, which works hand-in-hand with the immune system in freeing the body of pathogens.
Lemon juice, together with yoga stretches, can relieve the body from exhaustion brought about by fibromyalgia.
SUPPRESSES APPETITE AND HELPS WEIGHT LOSS
Lemon juice is rich in vitamins capable of regulating the blood sugar level in our body. It is also good for one’s digestion because of its function in bile production that is responsible for food break down. It also has pectin fiber, a compound that helps one control hunger.
Lemons have anti-inflammatory substances that can neutralize acidity in the body.
The pain after a heavy workout can also be solved through the consumption of lemon juice.
PAIN AND SWELLING OF JOINT
Inflammation and arthritis can also be treated through lemon juice consumption as it reduces build-up of uric acid in the body's joints
PREVENT FOOD BORNE DISEASES
Lemon has the ability to prevent food poisoning, which is occurs most often when traveling. It can also relieve pain caused by vertebrae compression.
STRENGTHEN FINGER NAILS
Lemon juice has the ability to remove the white spots in your finger and toenails and can also strengthen them.