Lemons are a powerful healing fruit that contain antibiotic and, antiseptic properties. Lemons are super rich in vitamins C, B-complex and minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, silicon, copper, and potassium.
Although lemons have an acidic taste they actually have a very strong alkaline reaction on the body and can help to alkalize blood, cells, lymph, organs and tissues.
Lemons can help destroy unwanted bacteria in the mouth and intestines. Lemons contain a compound called limonene which can benefit gallstones and kidney stones
Lemons are also rich in bioflavonoids which can significantly boost the immune system and help reduce inflammation in the body. Lemon juice is known to be particularly beneficial for colds, coughs, sore throats.
A large glass of lemon water upon waking is an excellent way to hydrate and cleanse the body first thing in the morning.
Fresh lemon in tea and green juice and added to salads, wraps, hummus, guacamole, and nori rolls is another great way to add this healing and nutritious fruit into your diet.
Make sure you include them in your weekly shop.
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