Lemons are among the healthiest fruits on the planet, as it offers a myriad of health benefits. They have powerful antibacterial and antiviral properties, and their smell effectively treats depression.
Lemons are a rich source of antioxidants, iron, copper, chromium, magnesium, and vitamins C, E, and A.
According to Rachael Link, MS, RD:
“One lemon without the peel contains approximately:
- 24 calories
- 7.8 grams carbohydrates
- 0.9 gram protein
- 0.3 gram fat
- 2.4 grams of dietary fiber
- 44.5 milligrams vitamin C (74 percent DV)
- 116 milligrams potassium (3 percent DV)
- 0.5 milligram iron (3 percent DV)
- 0.1 milligram vitamin B6 (3 percent DV)
Additionally, lemons also contain a small amount of thiamin, folate, pantothenic acid, calcium, magnesium, and copper.”
Lemon juice cleanses the scalp and treats skin issues like pimples, spots, acne, and pimples. To soften the rough skin on the knees, elbows, and calluses, rub the half of a lemon on the affected areas.
Lemons freshen the breath, whiten the teeth, and eliminate kidney stones. The lemon juice helps digestion and is a potent natural remedy in the treatment of arthritis, and rheumatism.
If you chop several lemons and keep them in the bedroom at night, they will cleanse the air from toxins and improve your sleep quality. Moreover, this will relieve colds, allergies, and asthma.