August 22, 2012

Benefits of Lemon

Lemon is also known as limbu, lime, nimbu, citrus lemon, limboo and sour lime also. This is a commonly available sour and juicy fruit. It is round and green or yellow in colour. We are often to use lemon grass, lemon juice, lemon rind, lemon slice or lemon wedges. Only fresh lemon with nice fragrance should be taken. Green lemon will give very nice fragrance and taste also. Buy a lemon with thinner skin it will be more juicy. Never purchase blemished or bruised lemon with rotten smell.
Lemons are used widely in kitchen for tangy taste.Lemon is commonly used for lemon juice or limbu pani. Even lamon candies and drinks are also available. Even lemon skin is used for garnishing in deserts and cocktails. Lemon can be stored in refrigerator in air tight container for 15 to 20 days. Any time lemon can be used for tangy taste. We are using lemon in Indian food frequently because Indian - Gujarati food is suppose to be sweet and tangy.     

Benefits of Lemon:

Lemon is a nature's boon to mankind. It can solve so many health and beauty problems. Because it has it's own set of antiseptic and natural medicines. At least 1/4 lemon should be taken everyday.
  • As lemon is a low calorie fruit it should e taken by diet concious people very frequently.
  • Lemon has good dietary fibres so, it is good for diabetics. 
  • It is rich in vitamin A, B and C which is good for body progress.
  • It contains good amount of water so it is very good for the patients of dehydration.
  • It can work as cooler during jaundice and fever.
  • It is useful in dental care also. 
  • Lemon is very good for hair also, if it is applied on scalp it can treat dandruff, hair fall etc. It can give natural shine to our hair if applied on hair.
  • It is a natural antiseptic so it can cure skin problems. It is helpful for sun burn, acne, wrinkles, black heads etc.
  • As it is a cooling agent it can reduces the burning sensation of skin.
  • As it has antiseptic and styptics properties it can stop internal bleeding and nose bleeding.
  • Lemon can help to flush out bacteria and toxins out of our body. 
  • It is helpful for throat infection.
  • Take a lemon juice with lukewarm water and honey for loosing weight.
  • It is helpful for people suffering from heart problems as it contains potassium. It can control high blood pressure and can provide relaxation to mind and body.

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