Amazing Uses of Lemons That You Do Not Know
It is a universally known and acknowledged fact that lemons aid in the weight loss process, but do you know that lemons do much more than that. Incredible though it may sound but yes, it is true that lemons are one of those must have vegetables in your fridge that can be used for the multiple purposes like cleaning utensils to removing stains.
Lightening of Skin Tone:
Lemons have bleaching property. It is due to this reason that it can be used to lighten the color of your skin naturally. Mix lemon juice with rose water and apply it all over your face and exposed parts before you go to bed. Your skin will be lightened and age spots will go naturally.
Removing Strains From Clothes:
If your cotton clothes are stained and you have a difficult time removing them, then apply a few drops of lemon juice and water over the stains and leave it for a few minutes. Wash and rinse the clothes thereafter to remove the stains.
Keep the Cut Vegetables in Lemon Water:
Cut vegetables or fruits like avocado or potatoes will never turn black if you keep them in lemon water.
Preventing Globbing of Rice:
If you mix a few drops of lemon juice while you cook the rice, it will never be sticky. You will love to eat the rice after it is cooked.
Get Rid of Tarnish in Metals:
If your stainless steel sinks, utensils or any other home utility items made up of copper/brass, etc. get tarnished you can use mix a few drops of lemon juice with baking soda to clean them. You should coat the tarnished area of the metals for 5 minutes and then wash off.
For Those Who Want Blonde Hair:
Those who want blonde hair should mix one fourth of this juice with three-fourth of the water. Fill the solution in a spray hotel and sit in the sun. Doing this on a regular basis will give you the type of hair you crave for.
Freshen Your Breath:
If you tired of your foul breath, then try to swiss your mouth with lemon water. You will get rid of bad breath permanently.
There are several other benefits of lemons.
Warm lemon water detoxifies your body, boosts your immunity and helps your kidneys to flush out toxin build ups.
Want blonde hair? Mix 1/4 c. lemon juice with 3/4 c. water. Apply to hair with spray bottle, sit in the sun, and watch the magic happen.
Freshen your breath – swish straight lemon in mouth and rinse.
Natural detox! Warm water in a cup and squeeze a 1/4 – 1/2 lemon in water. Enjoy!
Lemon water aids digestion, is a great source for vitamin C, hydrates, and helps the kidneys flush out any toxins!
Potatoes turn brown when cooking? Put 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice in water.
Drinking lemon water is a new craze! Instead of buying those premade lemonade packets, consider buying whole lemons, slicing them, and sticking them in a jug of water for all-natural lemonade. If you are looking for the sweetness, I suppose you could add a little sugar.
I used to drink warm lemon water every morning and I must say, I felt GREAT! I have since stopped that habit, but I would like to get back into it. There are so many health benefits that I have a hard time passing up. With the first sip, you may want to give up and think I am crazy. It is a little sour to say the least. If warm water is too much, just drink it in cold water – you still get many of the benefits!