As we know, freshly obtained lemon juice comes with numerous benefits for the body and skin. However, not many know about its properties as a cleaning and freshening agent. However, it is rich in vitamin C which is a source of citric acid that makes it very acidic but it gets balanced with the alkaline present in it. Citric acid incorporates some special anti-aging agents. Furthermore, the properties are not over yet, as it contains water, carbohydrates, protein, calcium, potassium as well as folate.
Let’s have a brief look at the different kinds of benefits hidden in lemon juice-
Did you know that you could lose weight with the most affordable vegetable that you’ve been ignoring, instead of spending high amounts of money on steroids? A diluted mixture of water and lemon juice acts as the perfect fat burner when taken in the morning due to the presence of polyphenols. You can also add a spoon of honey for a better taste and effect, as soon as you wake up.
Skin and Hair Care
It is a natural astringent with antimicrobial properties that is very effective against acne and pimples containing bacteria, basically, bacterial infections. So, it also removes the extra oil from the skin that also causes acne. Just apply a drop of the juice mixed in water on the affected area and leave for some time. However, it might not suit some skin types and it should be removed immediately in such a case.
These days, many youngsters face problems with white hair which is advised to be treated naturally. Coconut oil mixed with lemon juice is the perfect remedy for grey hair. Citric acid also works as an antiseptic and helps in providing dandruff-free scalp.
When medicines do not work for us after having ice-creams, our mothers come up with the solution that works all the time. Yes, a mixture of Kadha with honey, lemon juice, and some spices mixed in warm water. It not only treats throat infection but also increases the immunity in the body.