Lemon is rich in citric acid and is therefore known as the "citric acid storehouse".
Its fruit is juicy and crunchy, with a strong aromatic smell. Because of its acidic taste, it is only used as a top flavoring for beverages and dishes, cosmetics and medicines.
The role and use of lemon itself are very wide, which we believe many people are very clear.
Especially for female friends is a very good effect, so that their skin can become shinier.
We generally use lemon to drink water, not only to supplement vitamin C, but also to strengthen resistance.
The lemon is not only used to make water, what other uses?
People who have dandruff troubles can also use lemon juice to treat it by first washing once with one tablespoon of lemon juice mixed with shampoo, then rinsing once with two tablespoons of lemon juice diluted in two cups of water after water. Over time you will notice the dandruff slowly disappearing.
2. Food preservation.
When cutting fruits or vegetables, such as apples, pears, and potatoes, squeeze a little lemon juice on them to prevent them from oxidizing and turning brown. You can also bring wilted lettuce back to life by soaking it in a bowl of cold water and lemon juice.
Putting lemons in your fridge will also bring a lemon aroma to your fridge.
So what is the effect of a lemon?
1. Prevent cardiovascular diseases
Lemon is rich in vitamin C and vitamin P, which can enhance the elasticity and toughness of blood vessels, and can prevent and treat the symptoms of hypertension and myocardial infarction. In recent years, foreign studies have also found that limes contain a component similar to insulin, which can lower abnormal blood sugar values.
2.With antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effect
Lemon is rich in vitamin C, which plays a role in the human body like a natural antibiotic, with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, enhance the body's immunity and other effects, usually can drink more hot lemon water to maintain the body.
3. Promote digestion
Lemon is rich in organic acids, which can improve the sensitivity of taste buds and also promote the secretion of digestive juices in the gastrointestinal tract. Therefore, for people with loss of appetite, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, abdominal distension, if properly eat lemon, through the supplementation of organic acids, has the effect of improving appetite and promoting digestion.
4. Making products
Lemon leaves can be used to extract spices, and the fresh fruit peel of lemon can produce lemon essential oil, which is both an important raw material for the production of high-grade cosmetics and an important ingredient in the production of drugs for the treatment of stone diseases.
The fruit embryo can also produce pectin, which is an important raw material for the production of high-grade candies, preserves, and jams, and can also be used to produce drugs for the treatment of stomach diseases.
The lemon residue can be used as feed or fertilizer. The seeds can be extracted as high grade edible oil or used as medicine.
Therefore, the whole body of lemon is a treasure.