Health Benefits of Lemon

Who hasn’t used lemon to flavor one’s favorite dish or preparing tangy lemonade? This popular fruit, belonging to the family of grapefruits, limes, oranges and tangerines, also has very high levels of Vitamin C along with a host of other vitamins and minerals.

Lemon juice is most effective in curing several health problems, so much so that the American Urological Association considers drinking lemonade or lemon juice effective in preventing the occurrence of kidney stones.

Health benefits of lemon

Lemon is a nature’s boon for everyone, since it effectively addresses and provides solutions to several health-related problems. Its antiseptic properties make it a natural medication that aids in the treatment of many diseases. So, to remain healthy, consume this fruit in whichever form to get maximum health benefits.

Weight loss

Drinking lemon juice mixed with lukewarm water and honey helps reduce body weight.

Dental care

Lemon juice is ideal for preventing bad breath and for getting perfect white teeth. It also alleviates toothache, when applied to the aching tooth. Massaging gums with this juice prevents the gums from bleeding.

Throat infections

Lemon possesses excellent anti-bacterial properties that helps fight all kinds of throat infections.


Lemon juice is most effective in curing indigestion and constipation. Just adding a few drops of lemon juice to the dish aids in digestion.

High blood Pressure
Not only does it bring high blood pressure under control, but also wards off dizziness and nausea. People suffering from heart problems find drinking lemon juice helpful, since it contains potassium. It is also effective in reducing stress and depression.

Respiratory disorders

Lemon, being rich in Vitamin C, relieves breathing problems, reduces the severity of asthma attacks and helps in dealing with long-term respiratory disorders.

Fever and diseases

Not only does lemon juice cure colds, flus and minor fevers by increasing perspiration, its blood purifying properties also helps treat diseases like cholera and malaria.


Being a diuretic, lemon juice also helps in treating rheumatism and arthritis.

Skin and haircare

Besides the above health benefits, lemon is also most beneficial for the skin and hair.

Skin Care

Lemon juice is a natural antiseptic and effective in curing problems related to the skin. It…

…reduces the pain associated with sunburns and bee stings.

…treats acne and eczema.

…brings a healthy glow to the skin.

Hair Care

Lemon juice is an ideal remedy for treating problems like dandruff, hair loss and other hair and scalp-related problems.

Applied directly, lemon juice gives a natural shine to the hair.

Ayana’s handmade soaps

Soaps containing lemon provide the same benefits as that of consuming lemon. However, a thorough search of the cosmetic market may reveal that such soaps are not that easy to find. But, here’s the good news…

Ayana Wellness brings you two excellent soaps containing pure essential oil of lemon – Ayana’s Charcoal Soap and Daily Skin Detox Soap. Using these soaps provide all the goodness and benefits of lemon. These soaps can be ordered online at

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