Lemons are a rich source of vitamin C, calcium, magnesium and potassium. Being rich in vitamin c, they can be used to serve a vast variety of purposes giving us health and beauty benefits while all the ingredients together helps in conditioning our hairs, skins and nails.
Lemon can be used in a number of ways. Some of them are :
1- Used to lighten the dark spots :
Lemons possess antibacterial and antifungal properties. As a result, they are a very good alternative to treat scars. All you have to do is slice open the lemon and rub it across our face. Wait for five to ten minutes and wash.
2- They whiten teeth :
Baking soda along with lemon juice can be used to whiten the teeth. To do this, mix these two ingredients and make the solution. Apply on the teeth and leave it for around one minute and gently scrub off with a toothbrush. Remember that acid may break the tooth enamel if applied for long time.
3- Helps us to get rid of oily skin :
Swiping with a cotton swab dipped in lemon juice on our skin is a very effective method to remove the extra oil content from our face. Do this before going to bed and wash the face next morning to prevent oily skin.
4– Makes us look more energized :
Vitamin C plays a key role in iron absorption, which in turn is responsible for our overall beauty and wellbeing. When iron store in our body get depleted, we may develop anaemia and feel week and low.
5- Immune booster :
Lemons consists of vitamin c, which a very vital role in boosting the immune system. They increase our immunity against flu and cold.
6- It boosts nail growth :
Lemon consists of vitamin-c, which is the key nutrient also responsible for the strength and growth of our nails. It does by strengthening our skin and connecting blood vessels, tissues and bones.
7- Lip exfoliator :
Simply put few drops of lemon juice on the lips before going to sleep. Wash it off in the morning. This will remove the dead cells from the lips and will make it look rejuvenating.
8- Skin brightener :
Lemons are a very rich source of vitamin-c and citric acid. These components are responsible for the brightening and lightening of skin. They reduce free radical and boost collagen. Collagen is the glue that holds body together.
9- Reduces the risk of Cancer :
Lemons are a great source of Vitamin C. Vitamin C acts as antioxidant which protects cell’s DNA from damage and mutation thereby protecting us from cancer in the long run. It supports the body immune system and prevents cancer forming compound. It reduces the risk of development of all kinds of cancers.
10- Enzyme power :
Enzymes found in lemons are very powerful. They help the liver to dump toxins. There by promoting health and these results in more clear and beautiful skin.
11- Regulates blood flow :
Lemons are rich in flavonoids. They increase the amount of vitamin-c in our body and help improving in the flow of blood, maintaining blood pressure and reduce inflammation.
12- Elbow and knee bleacher :
Sometimes our elbows and knees appear dark, and we try a number of creams to solve the problem. In order to get rid of this problem, all we got to do is to simply rub that particular area with lemon. And with the passage of time, the black spots would fade.
13- Treatment of blackhead :
Lemons are also used as antibacterial substance. Because of this property of lemon, they can be used to treat acne. Blackheads fade away in a very short span of time using lemons.