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Other Names: Lemon, Citrus Medica, Limone, Neemoo, Leemoo, Citrus Limon
Traditional Usages: Gargle for Sore Throat, Hiccough, Dropsy, Jaundice, Hysterical Palpitations of the Heart, Malaria, Builds Immunity against Colds and Influenza, Tonic, Detoxify the Body, Kidney Stones, Embalming, Scurvy, Fevers, Rheumatism,
Resources: India, Mediterranean
Parts Used: Fruit, Juice, Rind, Oil
Herbal Research: Lemon

Lemon - Natural remedy for  Angina: Lemon is known to prevent and treat heart problems. Daily consumption of lemons can help lessen the accumulation of cholesterol in blood vessels. Squeeze one lemon in a glass of warm water, add one tablespoon of honey and drink.

Lemon - Natural remedy for Blood Pressure: Lemon is a great remedy for blood pressure. Lemon juice can be squeezed on salads or fresh lemon can be taken in water as lemonade. Dried lemon skin can be made into a powder and sprinkled on foods. Lemon zest can be dried by removing the flesh from it and leaving it to dry in a bowl. Once it is dried, use a blender to make powder.

Lemon - Natural remedy for Chilblains: Lemon halves can be applied to affected area.

Lemon - Natural remedy for Dehydration:  Grind a lemon with peel and seeds to make a paste, add one teaspoon of salt. Take this three times daily.

Lemon - Natural remedy for Eczema:  Squeeze the juice of half a lemon and apply juice on skin.

Lemon - Natural remedy for  Heartburn:  If you get heartburn from eating something sweet, squeeze the juice from half a lemon into a cup of warm water. Add half a teaspoon of salt and drink it slowly.

Lemon – Natural remedy for Ingrown Toenails: Cut a lemon in half. Put toe in lemon. Put a sock over the lemon foot and let soak overnight.

Lemon - Natural remedy for Malaria: Add the juice of one lemon to 3 grams of lime. Mix this with 60 millilitres of water. Take this mixture daily from the time the fever starts.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications


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