Many people are familiar with the traditional uses of lemons to soothe sore throat, however, lemons have several uses that most never even thought of. Some of them including the following.
Lips exfoliation: Put a little lemon juice on your lips before bedtime and wash off in the morning to help remove dead skin cells and dry skin. But don’t try this if you have cuts on your lips, the pain will be almost unbearable.
Skin brightener: It can help to lighten age spot, dark spot, etc. Lemons are rich in Vitamin C and Citrus that help brighten and lighten the skin when used overtime.
Hair lightener: Apply lemon to your hair before exposing it to sunlight to score a sun-kissed colour. It can also help treat a dry scalp and dandruff.
High blood pressure: Lemon can be used to control hypertension because it contains potassium which controls high blood pressure and reduces the effect of nausea and dizziness.
Mental health: Lemon juice can lighten up one’s mood and relieve one from depression and stress.
Treating arthritis, rheumatism: Lemon is a diuretic that assists in the production of urine which helps you to reduce inflammation by flushing out toxins and bacteria while also giving relief from arthritis and rheumatism.
Anti- aging: Lemon water reduces the production of free radicals which are responsible for aging skin and skin damage. Lemon water is calorie free and an antioxidant.
Purges the blood: Junk foods or food with lots of preservative and artificial flavours build up a lot of toxins in the blood and body but daily consumption of lemon water helps to purify the blood.
Oral health: Lemon juice help stop bleeding gum and reduce toothache.
Blackhead treatment: Lemon are antibacterial so they can help treat acne. Just slice a lemon and squeeze the juice on your face, your blackhead will start to fade before you know it .
Respiratory problems: Lemon water can reduce phlegm and also help one breathe properly while also aiding person suffering from asthma.
Cleanse face: Wash your face with lemon juice for a natural cleanse and exfoliation, your skin will improve within days. Lemon water is also a cooling agent, providing the best way to beat the heat.