Home Remedies and Medicinal Uses for Lemon Juice

Lemons have numerous health benefits in addition to enhancing weight loss programs. 
Drink lemon water daily to improve health and complexion. 

1. Reduce Asthma Symptoms
Taking two tablespoons of lemon juice before each meal and another two tablespoons before bed to reduce asthma symptoms.                               
2. Remove Warts 
Apply a dab of lemon juice onto the wart with a cotton ball and repeat daily for several days. The acids in the lemon juice will dissolve warts completely.

3. Soothe Poison Ivy
Apply lemon juice with a cotton ball to infected areas to reducing itching and promote healing.          
4. Headache
Add 2-3 teaspoons of lemon juice with 3-4 teaspoons of hot tea to reduce headache pain.               
5. Chills and Fevers
Drink hot water with a couple of teaspoons of lemon juice added to help reduce fever.        
6. Digestive Problems
Drink a glass of warm water with lemon or lime juice added to help reduce digestion problems such as indigestion and constipation. Also, helps to eliminate toxins from the body.                                                                                                                                                                                  
 7. Moth Balls
Take a lemon and stick cloves all over the skin and place in closets to keep moths away.                                                                                        
8. Remove Berry Stains
Handwash stained clothing in straight lemon juice soaking for several minutes then wash with soap and water.                                             
Massage 1/4 cup of lemon juice into scalp for several minutes then rinse with cool water. Repeat daily.                                                                         
10. Marble Stains
Cut a lemon in half then dip into salt and rub over stained marble.    

11. Soften Dry Skin
Mix lemon juice with baking soda creating a spreadable paste and gentle massage on skin then rinse with cool water. Exfoliates dead skin cells and moisturizes.                 
12. Bleach Delicate Fabrics
Soak delicate clothing in a mixture of lemon juice and baking soda for 30 minutes then machine wash as usual.                                                          
13. Perspiration Stains
Hand wash clothing in lemon juice and water scrubbing stain then allowing to sit in the mixture for  10-15 minutes then machine wash.                            
Drink 4 ounces of water with the juice of half a lemon every morning to reduce the production of free radicals which cause signs of aging. Also, detoxes the body.  

Apply lemon juice onto dark patches leaving on for 15 minutes or longer then rinsing with lukewarm water. Repeat treatment daily until dark patch lightens.                 

For gentle highlights apply some lemon juice to specific strands of your hair or for an overall lightening effect over your entire head then sit in direct sun for several hours.                                                                                                                                                                                               
17. Facial Toner
After washing face with mild cleanser rinse with lemon juice to tone the skin.                    
Gargle with lemon water to help fight sore throat infections.        

19. Refresh Lettuce
Perk up wilted lettuce by placing in a bowl with cold water and lemon juice.      

20. Perk up Cauliflower
If cauliflower is turning brown mist it with lemon juice to remove discoloration.        

Gargle with lemon juice and water to help stop bleeding gums and reduce toothaches. When finished rinse mouth with lukewarm water. 
Lemon contains potassium which helps to control high blood pressure.       

Lemon is a diuretic which assists in the production of urine helping to reduce inflammation by flushing out toxins and bacteria in the body reducing symptoms of arthritis and rheumatism.        

Drinking lemon water regularly helps to prevent the formation of kidney stones. 
25. Sanitize Cutting Boards
Rub lemon juice into cutting and leave on for 2-3 minutes then rinse.                
26. Garbage Disposal Freshener
Drop the peel of a lemon, orange or lime into the garbage disposal and run.                                                                                                                           
Fill a spray bottle with lemon juice and spray around doorways and windows to keep insects out.                                                                                                                                
Mix 1/2 cup of lemon juice with 1/2 gallon of water and wash floors with the solution. Roaches and Fleas hate the smell and will stay away. 

29. Freshen Refrigerator
Remove refrigerator odors with lemon. Just saturate a clean sponge with some lemon juice and place inside refrigerator overnight. 

30. Mood Booster
It's believed that drinking lemon water helps to boost your mood fighting off depression or a sore mood.  

31. Cleaning Cutting Boards
To remove odors cut a lemon in half and rub into the wooden surface of cutting board. 

32. Remove Marble Stains
Marble is a porous substance which can stain easily. Cut a lemon in half then dip into sail then vigorously rub over the stain until it's gone. Rinse with cold water when finished. 


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