It aids digestive problems. Warm water and lime or lemon juice is the solution to most digestive problems. Lemons detoxify the blood, reduce the chance of indigestion or constipation and reduce phlegm.
Is anti-aging. Lemon water reduces the production of free radicals which are responsible for aging and skin damage. Lemons are a great antioxidant. So drink up!
Lightens age spots. By applying lemon juice directly to the area and leaving on for 15 mins, it is a safe way to to lighten the skin. Works well on liver spots and freckles.
Cleans and whitens nails. Add the juice of half a lemon to a cup of warm water and soak fingertips for 5 mins. After pushing back the cuticles rub some lemon peel across the nail .
Cleanses the face. You can use lemon juice to apply to spots to draw them out. You can also wash your face with lemon juice to naturally cleanse and exfoliate. Your skin should improve after a couple of days of this treatment. This I use regularly and it is extremely effective.
Treat flaky scalp with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice massaged into the scalp and rinse with water. Then 1 tbsp of lemon juice with 1 cup of water and rinse your hair with it. Repeat this until flaky scalp disappears.
Can reduce asthma symptoms. 2 tbsp lemon juice before each meal and before retiring can reduce the symptoms of asthma. Definitely worth giving a go to see if this works.
Lemons also stops bleeding gums and reduces toothaches.
Lemon water can lift your mood and help with depression and stress.
I would recommend though if you are going to use lemons in any of these ways that you buy organic due to the conventional lemons being exposed to pesticides.