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The Many benefits of Lemons

Meyer Lemons grow in abundance here in North Florida and have proven to be one of more popular trees to glean. When most people think of uses for lemons they think of making Lemonade or baking Lemon Bars and many people are not sure what to do with an abundance of lemons. So, we have created this list to just name a few of the incredible uses of lemons.  

You can squeeze half a lemon into a glass of water and drink a glass three to four times a day to lower your blood pressure. For best results, you can squeeze the lemon into a warm cup of water and drink it first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. Drinking the lemon water can also reduce the effect of nausea and dizziness.

Lemon water can brighten your mood and relieve depression and stress.The energy a human receives from food comes from the atoms and molecules in your food. A reaction occurs when the positive charged ions from food enter the digestive tract and interact with the negative charged enzymes. Lemon is one of the few foods that contain more negative charged ions, providing your body with more energy when it enters the digestive tract. The scent of lemon also has mood enhancing and energizing properties.

Lemon water can reduce phlegm; and can also help you breathe properly and aids a person suffering with asthma. The vitamin C in lemons can also help with long-term respiratory disorders. Lemon water can fight throat infections thanks to its antibacterial property. If salt water does not work for you, try lemon and water for gargling.

Lemon juice can also relieve pain from toothaches, stop bleeding gums, and eliminate bad odors caused by gum diseases or conditions. Massage lemon juice on bleeding gums or directly onto the area of the toothache. If the acidity from the lemon begins to burn in your mouth, be sure to rinse your gums and mouth quickly with water.

Stop bleeding and disinfect minor cuts and scraps by pouring a few drops of lemon juice directly on the cut. You can also apply the juice with a cotton ball and hold firmly in place for one minute.

Lemons can be used in a variety of ways. To learn more ways you can use lemons check out this great link.

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