How To Use Lemon as a Medicine
Best results are provided when both fruit and leaves are ripe.
Preparation and Use
Lemon juice has a lot of healing properties, and the list seem to be never-ending. We have listed some of its most important benefits:
-Reduces blood sugar
-- Reduces harmful acids and bacteria
-- Cures colds
-- Chest diseases
-- Eliminates uric acid from the blood
-- Cleanses the glands
-- Prevents bleeding
-- Prevents inflammations
-- Prevents rheumatic pain
-- Improves heart function
Rheumatism: Consume lemon juice every day (use about 3 lemons per day). Lemon juice is also good in treating liver and kidney diseases, and it is also known as a powerful calming remedy.
Heart: Squeeze 3 lemons and add a teaspoon of salt to the lemon juice. Put the mixture in a small bottle and shake until you see some white bubbles on the surface. Drink a tablespoon of the remedy every hour.
Colds -- Make yourself a tea using equal parts of dry lemon peel, dry orange peel and thyme. Add 2 tablespoons of the mixture in a liter of water and boil for 2 minutes. Cover the tea and filter after 20 minutes. You can also add a teaspoon of honey.
Lemon leaves can be combined with any other herb.
Dandruff and Seborrhea: Apply some lemon juice on the hair roots and gently massage the scalp. Leave the juice for half an hour then rinse. Repeat the procedure twice a week. To prevent hair breakage, add a few drops of any kind of oil (flaxseed, sesame, wort, thyme, etc.) in the water.