One of the healthiest fruits on the planet are the lemons , they have potent antioxidants and a rich source of vitamin C. Lemons have a myriad of medicinal uses, like improving mood, and treating anxiety and depression.
They are excellent out of the kitchen as well. Here are the benefits of the keeping the slices of three lemons at the bedside in your bedroom:
- Lemons cleanse the air and leave a pleasant smell
- Lemons relieve the hangover and treat tiredness
- Lemons keep your mind sharp
- Lemons energize your body
- Lemons improve breathing and fight common colds and asthma
According to Dr. J.V. Hebbar at the Alva’s Ayurveda Medical College , the use of lemon essential oil have the following benefits:
Strengthened immune system
Lemon oil treats colds and fortifies the immune system. This oil improves the lymphatic drainage if rubbed on the neck, mixed with some carrier oil like coconut oil.
You should add 2 drops of this oil to a glass of water and drink it three times daily to help weight loss and boost your metabolism.
This amazing oil refresh the air and thus boost your mood and treat depression.
You need to mix well some baking soda, coconut oil, and lemon essential oil and rub the mixture on your teeth for 2 minutes to whiten them.
Combine some white vinegar, 40 drops of lemon oil and 20 drops of tea oil in a 16 oz. water, and pour the mixture into a spray bottle. After that spray the shower and the countertops to disinfect them and get rid of mold.
Facial skin cleaner
This oil improves skin complexion and treats skin issues. You can wash the face with a mixture of baking soda, honey, and lemon face to treat acne.
You can add a few drops of it to the regular soap and wash the hands to remove dirt and grease.
Eliminates Sticky stuff
Use this oil to remove the sticky stains left behind gums or stickers.
Wood and Silver Polisher
You can soak a cotton cloth in some lemon essential oil, and rub the silver jewelry or any wooden surfaces to make them shine.
To neutralize the bad smell and whiten the white clothes add a few drops of lemon essential oil to your laundry.