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Lemon: A Citric Wonder

The mouth automatically starts to water, just by thinking of the juicy, citric fruit-lemon. It is as if this is a reflex action of the body. This is probably due to its piquant nature. Lemon, is a native Asian fruit which is highly rich in vitamin c and is a famous member of our everyday cooking ingredients (mostly Asian households).

Its fleshy body is rich in citric acid. Because of its acidic nature, it is also a quite reputed cleaning tool in various households. Although lemon is being used since the times of the ancient Rome, some of its uses and advantages have just been recently discovered.

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Lemon and Its Fitness:

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Lemon is commonly known for its detoxifying character and rightly serves its purpose. People often consume it with water, whilst the freshly squeezed lemon juice dissolved in hot water turns out to be a greatly detoxifying and refreshing morning tea!

Intense workout and Lemon water:

As we know, running provides an effective balance to one’s lifestyle, but in addition to running, one should always have an eye out for consumption and external supplements to work as energy providing agents. Thus, in comparison with plain water, lemon water does a far better job and offers slightly more benefits over water. Lemon juice contains nutrients that refresh the tired person after a workout or a run, as a person loses a significant amount of fluids during that period, this one might help the person replenish the lost body fluids and compensate for them.

 

As an aid for Digestion:

When one’s stomach is upset and it’s more likely to be due to indigestion, reaching out for lemon water is always a great remedy. Scientifically, the atomic structure of lemon water is quite similar to the bile juices secreted by the bile duct or the gallbladder. After having a meal, people prefer consuming nice mint lemonade. As it can cleanse their stomachs and provide relief from indigestion which prevents bloating. It aids effective digestion.

 

Lose weight and gain Energy:

Taking heavy supplements over supplements over weight loss and still not getting any result. It is nothing but a waste of time, meanwhile lemon is a quick, natural and herbal way and your safest bet. You never know what harm supplements can leave you with so it might result into something risky. While lemon not only remains safe for your body. It also additionally provides you with a multitude of benefits like boosting your energy profile and stamina. So, with lemon weight loss does bring weakness with it. Besides boosting your energy the scent of lemon alone has a noticeable change in your mood, for the better. The negatively charged ions found to improve your mood and stress levels by managing your metabolic system.

 

A Citric Beauty Regime

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As far as we know, lemon not only ends up there but continues to benefit us. So it proves itself to be remarkably effective in the beauty world.

As a Cleansing Agent:

Facing the sun and humidity on a daily basis is more likely to result in patches and different colored undertones on your skin. If you’re looking for a natural bleaching and cleansing remedy then, lemon offers all those qualities you’re searching for and without any side-effects (although if you’re allergic, consult a specialist). It not just refreshes your skin, but when your skin is dry it moisturizes it. This works best when a few drops of lemon are paired with coconut oil and applied on your skin. As it not only moisturizes your skin but adds a beautiful shine with it since its juice toner.

 

Lemon used for Blackhead Treatment:

The black spots on your skin especially the t-zone where oil gathers and clogs your pores to form blackheads (which look really unpresentable) can be treated without causing you any pain or redness from having to pluck them out. This remedy does not cause the skin to dry out but instead cleanses it and remove toxins. Since lemon has anti-bacterial properties there is little to no risk of germs or bacteria to enter your open pores and cause a pimple or acne.

 

As an Exfoliator:

We often use face washes and scrubs that have lemon supplements in them but have we tried it? Lemon is a phenomenal exfoliator. It hydrates your skin and removes dead cells from your skin.It also does wonders to treat chapped lips. It nourishes and rehydrates them and prevents them from drying up. If you have the problem of dried lips, a few drops of lemon left overnight is the key solution.

 

Lemon and Hygiene

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Natural Deodorant:

It has a strong odor that refreshes our minds. Moreover, It helps get rid of unpleasant smell and acts as a natural air freshener. It may be used to rid yourself off of the funky smell of the garbage can, or even in your gym bag to remove the unpleasing smell of used gym clothes.

 

Cleaning Agent:

Because of its acidic nature, lemon is an amazing cleaning agent. It gets rid of stubborn stains that weren’t leaving your favorite shirt. It also helps scrub off leftover food that sticks on pots and pans and seems nearly impossible to remove. Besides clothes and utensils, it also helps clean your hands and rid them off of the bad smell.

 

Freshen up:

Lemon helps keep things fresh and good as new. There is sometimes a weird and funny smell in the refrigerator, which is created by the odor of all food. Slicing it and placing it in the different racks of the fridge will get rid of that smell and keep your items fresh.

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