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Summer is definitely around the corner! This healthy and inexpensive refreshing drink will help you cool down a bit and enjoy the summer heat.
- Before slicing the lemon microwave it for 10 to 15 seconds, this helps release its juices. Another way is to roll them against the chopping board using your palm.
- Wash the lemon and wipe it with a clean towel, slice it in half squeeze it into about 32 oz. of cold water. Mix stevia sweetener to taste.
- Pour it in a glass, pop in a straw and serve.
- Health Benefits of Lemon:
Lemon is a natural anti-oxidant which helps deactivate free radicals in the body. Not only it gives flavor when used to marinate the meat or seafood, it also kills bacteria and other organisms present in the meat.
- Lemon can also help relieve asthma by just taking 1 teaspoon of its thick syrup. Lemon juice aids indigestion and constipation problems.
- Lemons also act as a blood purifier and a cleansing agent. Lemon juice can aid colds, flu or fever. It helps cure fever by increasing perspiration.
- Lemon juice is also used in dental care. It is sometimes applied when suffering from toothache and it assist in getting rid of the pain. Massaging of lemon juice on gums can also stop gum bleeding.
- Lemon juice is used as a hair care treatment. When lemon juice is applied it can aid problems like hair fall, dandruff and other hair and scalp problems.
- It can also be applied on skin to treat acne, eczema, wrinkles, and blackheads. Drinking lemon juice with water and honey will make your skin glowing.
- Lemon consumption can treat rheumatism and arthritis because it flushes out bacteria and toxins out of the body. Drinking lemon juice combined with lukewarm water and honey can also reduce body weight.
- Other benefits include helps cure respiratory problems, cholera or malaria, throat infection problems, and heart problems. There are a lot of other benefits from lemon juice intake or lemon consumption that will surely help your body health well.
- There are several uses of lemon:
Lemon slices can be used to clean and sanitize the surface of chopping block, apple/pear slices with lemon juice can remove the browning when the food sits out too long, remove tough food stains from plastic and light colored wooden cutting boards, remove tea stains on cloth, living room/bed room decoration, treat sore throat, whiten fingernails, and it helps shine the interior of copper cookware.
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Nutritional Information for 1 Serving