Lemon Benefits: Health, Skin, and Hair

Lemon Benefits

Lemon has many benefits for health and beauty, they are a good source of vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium.

1.Lemon Benefits for Health

  • Lemons can help combat cancer since it contains 22 anti-cancer compounds such as limonene that stop the growth of cancer tumors also pectin acid and flavonoids glycosides that stop the division of cancer cells.
  • Lemon contains a high proportion of vitamin C that stimulates circulation and revitalizes the skin.
  • Drinking lemon water or juice can help dissolve kidney stones, gallstones, and calcium deposits as well.
  •  The vitamin C in lemons contains a high amount of collagen which is essential for skin elasticity and the safety of blood vessels.
  • The pectin fiber in lemon is effective to absorb glucose in the body, thus it leads to an increase in the production of insulin.

Also, this helps diabetics to regulate digestion and reduce the risk of high blood glucose.

  • Folic acid in lemons is good for the health of pregnant women, and the vitamin c is a protein that helps grow the cartilage, tendons, and bones for the baby.
  •  Increase iron absorption in the body, reduce fat and cholesterol in blood triglyceride levels.
  • Freshens breathe, get rid of tooth pain, and whiten your teeth.

2.Lemon for Beauty

  • Vitamin C and Citric acid in lemons are beneficial in maintaining healthy skin, to get rid of acne, grains, and dark spots.
  • lemons fight wrinkles, reduce the oily secretions, and whiten your skin that is why we use it to treat many skin problems.

 Homemade natural facial masks using lemon

  • Soak a ball of cotton in lemon juice and rose water .pass it all over your face before you sleep.

On the morning rinse your face with cool water, repeat this process each night to get rid of acne and dark spots from your face.

  • Mix 1 tbsp of lemon juice with 1 tbsp of honey and 1 tbsp of olive oil.

Apply this mixture on your face and neck until it dry. Rinse with cool water.

This mask will nourish, hydrate your skin, and make it vivid.

  • Face scrub: Get rid of dead skin by combining lemon juice with sugar and rose water use a cotton ball and passed it on your face.

Facial mask to get rid of wrinkles

You need:

1 tbsp of lemon juice + 1 tbsp of honey+ 1 tbsp of sweet almond oil +drop of rose oil.

Combine the ingredients and apply this mask for 30 minutes. Rinse with warm water.

To reduce oily secretions

Mix 1 tbsp of lemon juice with 1 tsp of rose water and 1 tsp of peppermint oil.

Apply this mixture and let it dry. Rinse with cool water.

  • If you suffer from acne mix 1 egg white with lemon juice and rose water.

Apply this mixture on your face for 30 minutes .rinse with cool water.

  • For a smooth healthy and glowing skin mix 1 tbsp of oat with 1 tbsp of lemon juice and 1 tbsp of tomato juice.

Apply this mixture for 15 minutes .rinse with cool water.

  • Whiten yellow nails: folic acid in lemons enhance the growth of nails, and help to whiten your nails.

Soak your nails in lemon juice for 10 minutes and rinse with warm water

3.Lemon Benefits for Hair

Hair is a reflection of our identity, a symbol of feminine and beauty, all women want to have thick long, and beautiful hair. Lemon is an effective natural remedy for the hair.

 Treat dandruff

Add one lemon juice (without pulp) in 1 cup of water after shampooing. Rinse your hair with this water wait 3 minutes and rinse your hair again.

Use this remedy twice a week until you get rid of dandruff.

To treat oily scalp

Mix 1 tbsp of white vinegar with 1 tbsp of lemon juice and 1 tbsp of rose water.

Massage on your scalp with this mixture in circular motions for 10 minutes (use it after shampooing).

To get thick, straight, beautiful, and shiny hair

In a bowl combine 1 tbsp of lemon juice with 1 tbsp of coconut oil, and 1 tbsp of olive oil.

Apply this mixture on your hair for 1 hour. Wash your hair with your regular shampooing. Repeat this process each week to obtain better results.

 Lemon to lighten your hair

In a spray bottle squeeze half a lemon with 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar and add 1 liter of water.

Spray your hair with this mixture and expose your hair to sunlight for 2 hours. Wash your hair with your regular shampoo.

Repeat this process each week to obtain better results.