33 Uses Of Lemon That Will Make Your Life Easier
Did you know that despite the use of lemon for relieving headache and adding a sour taste in the meals it has many different purposes?
After reading this whole list for use of lemon you will start to always have it in your kitchen!
In addition we present all uses of lemon that will significantly lighten your life.
-Fight against insects – In order to prevent insects from entering your home, you do not need to use insecticide. Having a lemon is enough. First, brush the handles of doors and windows and then cut few lemon slices and put them in places where you have noticed that insects are present. You can also squeeze 1 lemon, dilute it into water and apply the liquid in sprayer and spray your house with it.
-Removes strains on marble – Many often the removal of stains from marble can be difficult. Cut one lemon and with its half rub the marble and then wash it with water. The stains will immediately disappear. But, be careful do not do this very often because acid can damage marble.
-Cleaning jewelry – Darkened jewelry can also be cleaned with mixture of lemon and salt (or baking soda). Make a paste and place the jewelry in it for around 5 minutes. Then, wash with warm water, rinse and dry it. The same mixture can be used for cleaning the sink.
-Prevents smell of smoke – If you heat yourself on wood, your home may have an unpleasant smell of smoke. On your fireplace place lemon peel in order to prevent the smell.
-Removes the stains from clothes – Rub the lemon on the stain, let it dry on sun and repeat until the stain disappears completely.
-Whitens delicate fabrics – Avoid chemical bleach because fabrics can be whitened with juice from lemon. Soak the fabric with lemon juice and baking soda and let it stand for at least half an hour before washing.
-Against moths – You can keep in your closet slices of lemon which will serve to you as anti- moth and in addition they will remain refreshing and pleasant scent.
-Refreshes the refrigerator – Odors from refrigerator can easily be prevented by using a lemon. Soak a sponge in lemon juice and place it in the refrigerator for several hours. Remove from the refrigerator everything that its date is passed and that can cause unpleasant smell.
-Kitchen counter – If your kitchen counter has unpleasant smell due to grating garlic or preparing fish, it is cut to rub it off with half a lemon piece.
-Arthritis and rheumatism – Lemon is diuretic, which means that it increases the production of urine and thus helps to reduce inflammation while simultaneously will ease the symptoms of arthritis and rheumatism.
-Mental health – Water with lemon can improve your mood and alleviate the symptoms of depression and stress. Lemon will quickly refresh you and will give you energy.
-High blood pressure – Lemons contain potassium which helps control blood pressure.
-Breathing problems – Lemon can dilute mucus from cough and may help you breathe easier and may help to those who suffer from asthma.
-Restores the color of vegetables
-Prevents premature signs of aging – Lemon can reduce the production of free radicals which are responsible for skin aging and skin damage. Water with lemon does not contain calories and has excellent properties.
-Wash the fruit and vegetables – Very often on the surface of fruits and vegetables, pesticides are present. In a spray bottle squeeze a tablespoon of lemon juice and mix it with water. Spray the fruit and the vegetables with it.
-Infections – Thanks to its antibacterial properties, water with lemon can beat infections of the throat. If making a gargle with salt water is not something you want, try gargling water with lemon.
-Neutralizing odor – If the trash starts to emit an unpleasant odor you can use lemon to neutralize it. Place the remains of lemon under the bag of garbage.
-It purifies the blood.
-Health of oral cavity – Lemon juice can prevent bleeding gums and ease the pain of teeth.
-Dark spots on the skin – In order to lighten the dark spots on the skin, apply lemon juice to that part of the skin. Allow it to stand for 15 minutes and then wash it. This is an effective way to lighten the dark spots on the skin.
-For light hair – For light hair mix ¼ juice of lemon and ¾ water. Wash your hair with this liquid and let it dry. If you want to achieve the desired results as soon as possible, repeat this procedure once a day for a week.
-Strengthens nails – Mix juice of ½ lemon with 1 cup of water and place your fingers for around 5 minutes. Rub your fingers with the peel of lemon.
-Face – Acnes can be easily removed with juice of lemon. Your face can be daily washed with lemon water.
-Breath – Mix water with a little mount of lemon juice and with it wash your oral cavity. Citric acid will balance the pH in the mouth and will destroy the bacterium that causes bad breath. After several minutes, rinse the mouth with plain water because lemon can damage tooth enamel.
-Dandruff – Massage your scalp with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice and wash it with water. Then, mix 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 1 cup of water and wash with it the whole hair. Repeat the procedure daily until dandruff disappears.
-Coarse and dry elbows – The lemons are best for soft and smooth skin of the elbows. Mix baking soda and lemon juice and with the mixture, rub your elbows well. Wash them and apply olive oil on them.
-Headache – Lemon juice mixed with hot tea is great for hangover or headache. -Equally is effective as pills and painkillers.
-Fever and temperature – Fever and temperature can be caused by different reasons and lemon is effective solution for them.
-Vaginal hygiene – Lemon juice diluted with water is safe and effective way to keeping the vaginal hygiene. Besides the fact that it is powerful antiseptic, lemon will not cause any irritation of the vaginal flora.
-Disinfection of wounds and scratch – prevent the bleeding and disinfect the little wounds with help of lemon juice. You can wrap gauze with lemon juice on it and tightly press it on the damaged spot.
-Removal of warts – Apply cotton gauze with lemon juice on your warts. Repeat the procedure several times until the citrus acid completely removes it.
-It relives the symptoms of asthma – Take 2 tablespoons of lemon juice before and after eating, on this way you will relieve the symptoms of asthma.