Lemons are alkalizing for the body. Lemons are acidic to start with but are alkaline forming on body fluids aiding in the restoration of the balance to the body’s pH.
Lemons are rich in flavonoids and vitamin C that work against infections like colds and the flu.
The liver loves lemons. The lemon is a great stimulant to the liver and is a dissolvent of uric acid and other poisons, and aids in the liquefying of bile.
Lemons help to clean your bowels. Lemons increase peristalsis within the bowels, encouraging bowel movements thus ridding waste and helping with regularity.
Lemon juice contains citric acid which helps to dissolve kidney stones, calcium deposits, and gallstones.
Lemons contain vitamin C which aids to neutralize free radicals linked to most types of disease and aging.
Lemons have powerful antibacterial properties. Tests have found the juice of lemons destroy the bacteria of malaria, diphtheria, typhoid, cholera, and other deadly diseases.
Blood vessels are strengthened by the vitamin P in lemons which prevents internal hemorrhage. Also, aiding in the treatment of high blood pressure.
Lemons contain 22 anti-cancer compounds, including flavonol glycosides which stop cell division in cancer cells.