Lemon For Detoxification, Digestion And More
July 20, 2008
Lemon tickles our palate and lemon juice sure knows how to refresh and hydrate the body on a hot summer day. Lemon and its juice have immense benefits that enhance the overall functioning of the body. Let us understand how:
Lemon Helps In Digestion: The fragrance and the citrus fragrance make our mouth water. This is saliva, the digestive fluid which gets into action even before we put the food in the mouth.
Lemon Aids In Constipation: It acts as a cleanser, washing and clearing the system. With an addition of salt it acts as an excellent purgative.
Lemon Works Well In Peptic Ulcer: Apart from abundant proportions of Vitamin C that lemon contains, it also has special compounds called flavonoids that have anti-oxidant, anti-carcinogenic, anti-biotic and detoxifying properties. These in turn help in the healing of peptic and oral ulcers.
Lemons Helps In Respiratory Disorders: Flavonoids, other oils and the presence of Kaempferol are extensively used in anti congestive medicines such as balms, vaporizers and inhalers.
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