Did you know that the tangy lemon is actually a powerhouse of benefits? For centuries, lemon has been used to cure a multiple number of diseases and ailments.
The yellow, sometimes green, and Grandma’s absolute favorite fruit, lemon comes from an evergreen tree originally found in Asia. The whole fruit, with its pulp, the juice, the rind and the zest, is used for cooking as well as non-culinary purposes, mostly as home remedies. Lemon juice is often used to make lemonade and other lemon beverages, which are undeniably flavorful and tasty. When it comes to the nutritional value of lemon, the juice contains 6% citric acid, which makes its taste sour, and contains vitamin C, calcium, folate, vitamins B5, B3, B1, and B2, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc as well as sugar, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, fat, and protein. This is why the lemon is considered to be a miraculous fruit.
Uses for lemons are so versatile that we could have included 30 items in the list, but we choose the 15 most interesting ones!
15- Lemon Juice as Natural Deodorant
Lemon juice can be used as a natural deodorant and is in fact quite effective. The method is to rub your armpit with half a lemon, just before you finish taking a shower and leave it there for about 5 minutes. Then wash it off with water to remove the juice. You will notice that it prevents bad odors for hours and leaves a fresh smell.
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