• Tatum Williams

Health Benefits of Lemons

Lemons have amazing healing properties. That’s why they are classified as a super food, but they are much more. Lemons can do amazing things for the body, from preventing and dissolving kidney stones, to soothing a sore throat.

Lemons have always been used to add flavor to our teas, fish, and other food products, but they do much more than that. For example, lemon can even be used to help bring a fever down. According to organicauthority.com, “Lemon socks, socks soaked in warm lemon juice and water, can calm a child and keep their feet warm.”

Here are some other health benefits of lemons (from care2care.com and popsugar.com):

  • Lemons are rich in vitamin C which is an antioxidant that helps the body form bones, connective tissue, blood vessels, and skin.

  • They contain 22 anti-cancer compounds

  • Lemons balance pH levels.

  • Lemons offer 80 milligrams of potassium

  • Support weight loss, lemon juice contains pectin, which in recent studies show that it helps weight loss.