The humble little lemon might be small in size but is one of the most widely used citrus fruits globally. All over India, lemons have been widely used as an ‘evil eye warder’ since ancient times. Do not judge the huge benefits of lemon by its small size. Lemon has numerous benefits in terms of our warding off the actual unhealthy evil eye as well. Lemon contains Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Zinc, Magnesium, Potassium and Copper, Pantothenic acid, folate, niacin, thiamine, riboflavin and phosphorus. It even contains flavonoids which help to fight cancer.
Some of the amazing health benefits of lemon are:
1 – Lemon helps in reducing hair loss and treats dandruff as well. It can be directly applied on the hair;
2- Lemon can even used for dental care. It cures toothaches and even helps to stop bleeding gum;
3- Lemon helps in treating fever, cold and flu;
4- Lemon juice can be used to treat scars and even helps in cooling down burns;
5- Lemon acts as a blood purifier and helps in detoxification;
6- Lemon juice helps to relax the foot. The aroma and the antiseptic effect help in fighting germs and to relax your muscles;
7- Lemon juice, if consumed early in the morning in empty stomach with warm water helps reduce weight;
8- Lemons even help in reducing stress, pressure and depression;
9- Lemon controls dizziness, nausea and high blood pressure; and
10- The vitamin- C element in lemons helps people who suffer from asthma.