Lately mum has been dosing me with lemon juice every morning. I guess its the rainy weather. I know lemon juice builds up the immune system. 🙂 But I was curious what else it does. So I decided to Google it. Got some info on it. And well, let’s just say, I’ll definitely drink more pure lemon juice now, however sour it may be to my taste buds, cause it will sweeten my life’s health. 🙂
Among the top few benefits of the pure raw lemon juice are maintaining a fully functional immune system, aiding digestion, preventing of fighting cancer and even helping wounds heal faster. According to the budwigcenter.com website, here are the other, more detailed benefits of the pure raw lemon juice.
pH Alkaline State – It is vital to maintain a slightly positive alkaline state in order to fight off Cancer and other illnesses. Although acidic to taste, lemons are one of the most alkaline of foods and help to push our bodies to the required pH alkaline state of around 7.4. See this chart for a large list of alkaline forming foods.
Blood Purifier – Lemons are a blood purifier and help the body to remove toxins.
Blood Sugar Balance – The acidity of raw lemon juice lowers the impact of any meal on your blood sugar.
Detoxification – Raw lemon juice cleanses the kidneys and the digestive system. It helps the body in the removal of toxins and provides you with a great overall detox.
Weight Loss – The pectin in lemon peel is a great source of fiber that is thought to help overweight people lose weight.
Osteoporosis – Lemon juice is rich in Vitamin C and helps the body to absorb calcium and fight osteoporosis. Two tablespoons of raw lemon juice diluted in a glass of warm water is good for pregnant women, as it helps build the bones in the unborn child.
Insomnia – in case of insomnia, raw lemon juice helps to improve sleep.
Brain and Nerve Food – The potassium found in raw lemon juice helps the brain and nerve cells, improves concentration, memory and calms the mind.
Immune System – Raw lemon juice strengthens the immune system which in turn helps fight many illnesses including cancer.
Infection – When sickness has developed raw lemon juice is an excellent fighter of infection, as it is rich in citric acid.
Cough and Cold – Lemon added to a little hot water with some honey is one of the most effective remedies known for a cough and cold.
Asthma – Having half-teaspoonful of lemon juice, washing it down with luke-warm water before each meal provides quick relief to Asthma. Repeating it as the last dose of the day and starting the day with it also gives very positive results.
Corns – Apply lemon juice few times a day and see the miraculous results. Bind the corn and leave it overnight and get rid of the trouble soon.
Nausea, Vomiting and Travel Sickness – Take a glass of lemon juice diluted with some water to help with travel sickness and nausea.
Rheumatic and Bone-Related Diseases – A few glasses of diluted lemon juice is the surest remedy for rheumatic fever, painful joints, lumbago and sciatica.
Acne, Spots and Pimples – Applying raw lemon juice to the face is a popular remedy for acne and pimples.
Hair – The external use of raw lemon juice makes hair shinier and stronger.
Low Vitality – People suffering from low vitality should have lemon and honey mixed water for an immediate cure.
Radiation – As lemon juice is excellent at cleansing the blood and removing toxins, it is a great way of removing radiation from the body. If you have had Chemotherapy, regular lemon juice drinks can help to rid the body of any remaining radiation.
So, I guess it is time to stock up on those lemons! 😀