Most people are familiar with the traditional use of lemon to relieve sore throat and add citrus flavor to dishes. However, the use of lemon is varied and when you read this list of benefits of lemons, you will wish to have it in your kitchen.
Find out which are the 39 ways that allow lemon to make life easier:
- Refreshes the refrigerator
The unpleasant smell from the refrigerator can easily be removed with lemon. Soak a sponge in lemon juice and put it in the refrigerator for several hours. Remove everything with suspicious durability and which could cause an unpleasant odor from the refrigerator.
- High blood pressure
Lemon contains potassium, which can help to control blood pressure.
- Returns the vegetables their color
- Mental Health
Water with lemon can improve mood and alleviate symptoms of depression and stress. Lemon will quickly refresh and increase energy levels.
- Kitchen work surfaces
If they have an unpleasant odor due to the cutting of garlic or preparing fish, rub them with half a lemon.
- Respiratory problems
Lemons can thin the mucus you cough; they can help you breathe easier and may help people who suffer from asthma.
- Arthritis and rheumatism
Lemon is a diuretic, which means that it enhances the production of urine and thus helps to reduce inflammation by flushing out toxins and bacteria while at the same time relieves the symptoms of arthritis and rheumatism.
- Prevention of kidney stones
Daily consumption of lemon or water with lemon can stimulate the production of urinary citrate, chemical compounds that help prevent kidney stones.
- The fight against insects
You do not need to use insecticides to keep insects away from the kitchen. Just spread lemon over it. First spread it on the handle of the door and window, and then squeeze lemon juice on every part of the kitchen where you notice insects. Arrange thin slices of lemon in the kitchen to prevent the arrival of insects.
- Prevention of premature signs of aging
Lemon can reduce the production of free radicals which are responsible for skin aging and skin damage. Water with lemon doesn’t contain any calories and has excellent properties.
- Washing fruits and vegetables
You can never know what types of pesticides and dirt can reside on your favorite fruits and vegetables. Squeeze one tablespoon of lemon juice in a spray bottle and mix it with water. Spray fruits and vegetables with it.
Thanks to its anti-bacterial properties, water with lemon can win a throat infection. If gargling salt water is not something that you love, try to gargle water with lemon.
- Removing odor
If the garbage starts to release an unpleasant odor, you can use lemon to remove it. Save the remnants of lemon and orange, and put them under bags of garbage. Repeat this every few weeks.
- Purifies blood
- Green salad
Do not throw the pieces of lettuce that are not crunchy. In water, put a little lemon juice, and then add the lettuce and place it in refrigerator for an hour. Dry the lettuce leaves well before you use them.
- Health of the mouth
Lemon juice can stop bleeding of the gums and relieve pain of the teeth.
- Dark spots on the skin
To lighten dark spots on the skin, place lemon juice directly on that part of the skin. Leave it for 15 minutes, and then rinse it. This is a safe and effective way to lighten dark spots on the skin.
For lighter hair, mix 1/4 of lemon juice and 3/4 water. Rinse it and let the hair dry. If you want to get results as soon as possible, repeat this once a day for a period of one week.
- Strengthens the nails
Mix the juice of half a lemon with 1 cup of warm water and soak your fingers for about 5 minutes. Rub the nails with the peel of a lemon.
Blackheads can be removed with lemon juice. The face can be washed daily with lemon water. Your complexion will improve after a few days.
Mix water with a little lemon juice and rinse your mouth. Citrus acid will balance the pH in the mouth and destroy bacteria that cause bad breath. After a few minutes, rinse your mouth with plain water as lemons can damage tooth enamel.
Rub 2 tablespoons of lemon juice on your scalp and rinse with water. Then, mix 1 tablespoon of lemon juice with 1 cup of water and rinse the whole hair. Repeat daily until the dandruff disappears.
- Removing stains from marble
Stains on marble are sometimes difficult to remove. Cut a lemon in half and rub the marble. But, do not do this often because acid can damage the marble. Rinse the marble with plain water after you’ve rubbed with lemon.
- Removing stains from the fingers
Lemon juice can remove stains on your fingers. Rub your fingers with lemon well, and then rinse with warm water and soap. Repeat until you remove all the stains.
- Rough and dry elbows
For soft and smooth skin on the elbows, lemons are the best. Mix baking soda and lemon juice, then rub the elbows well with the mixture. Rinse and put olive oil.
Lemon juice mixed with a few teaspoons of hot tea is great for a hangover or headache. It will be just as effective as painkillers.
- Fever and temperature
Chills and fever may be caused by various conditions, and lemon is an effective solution.
Lemon juice has powerful antiseptic properties and can enhance the work of the digestive system. Take 1 tablespoon of lemon juice every day at the same time.
- Vaginal hygiene
Lemon juice diluted with water is a safe and effective way to maintain vaginal hygiene. Although it is a powerful antiseptic, lemon will not cause irritation of the vaginal flora.
Your closet can hold slices of lemon that will repel moths and leave a pleasant and refreshing scent.
- Digestive System
Digestive disorders are one of the most common problems, and hot water with lemon is a solution for almost all digestive ailments. Lemon juice will purify the blood, reduce the risk of constipation, eliminate toxins from the body and accelerate the work of the digestive system.
- Disinfection of scratches and cuts
Stop the bleeding and disinfect small wounds using lemon juice. You can dip cloth into lemon juice and firmly hold on the injured area.
- Removing warts
You have tried various ways to remove warts, but nothing has worked? Next time put a cotton ball soaked in lemon juice on the wart. Repeat the process for a few days while the citrus acid does not completely remove the wart.
- Whitening delicate fabrics
Avoid chemical bleaches when you can whiten fabric with lemon juice. Soak a cloth in lemon juice and baking soda and leave it for at least 30 minutes before washing.
- Cleaning jewelry
Darkened jewelry can be cleaned with a mixture of lemon or salt (or soda). Make a paste and leave the jewelry in it for about 5 minutes. Then wash with warm water, rinse and dry. The same mixture can be used to clean the sink and descaling.
For an even cleaner machine, add 1 cup of lemon juice in the machine during washing. Lemon will help in removing stains from clothes and your clothes will have a pleasant smell.
- Remove mold from clothes
Rub a lemon on the stain, let it dry in the sun and repeat until the stain is completely gone.
- Removing the odor of smoke
If you heat your home with wood, it might have an unpleasant smell of smoke. Put a lemon peel on the flame to prevent odors.
- Reduction of asthma symptoms
To enhance the overall eating habits and encourage detoxification of the body, but also alleviate the symptoms of asthma, take 2 tablespoons of lemon juice before and after meals.