Benefits of Lemon – What do you feel when you eat an orange? The flavors were fresh burst of spirit, of course. Nutrient content of citrus fruits such as oranges have been known throughout the world. Citrus fruit is known as the fruit is rich in flavonoids, antioxidants that one can protect the body from harmful diseases such as anti-cancer and heart attacks.
The highest content of flavonoids in citrus fruit between the skin and the fruit that is in the mesocarp, which resembles a sponge and a white thread. That’s why this section shall you eat when you eat an orange.
Naringenin, is one of the active substances contained in flavonoids contained in citrus and tomatoes whole family. Research shows that the content of naringenin could prevent tumor growth by improving deoxyribose nucleic acid or familiarly called DNA.
An experiment conducted on mice showed that the content of naringenin can also help the process of burning excess fat metabolism by stimulating the liver (liver). Naringenin also known to increase levels of good cholesterol (HDL) and lower bad cholesterol (HDL).
All citrus relatives have substantial benefits for health. One of the most common types of oranges are orange juice consumed. Although not much to eat them right away because it tastes too acidic, lime juice has great benefits for health, especially for those who are looking for herbal treatments.
Lemon juice contains limonene and linalool oil, flavonoids such as poncirin, hesperidine, rhoifolin and naringin. While the ripe lime contains synephrine and N-methyltyramine, calcium, phosphorus, iron and vitamins A, B1, and C.
As a natural herb, lemon efficacious to relieve cough, laxative sputum (mucolytics), laxative urine (diuretic) and sweat, and help the digestive process.
Here are 5 ways to cultivate lemon herbal medicine:
1. Overcome Hemorrhoids
Take 10 grams of lime tree roots. Rinse with boiling water and boil for 30 minutes and strain. Drink in warm three times a day.
Wash the lemon peel Cut into small sections and then boiled with 2 cups boiling water until the remaining ¾ then strain. Under no circumstances use warm water to rinse, 3-4 times a day.
3. Relieves Cough
Prepare a glass of warm water. Squeeze the orange juice mixed with a tablespoon of honey and a pinch of salt, mix well and strain. Drink 2-3 times a day to relieve your cough.
4. Prevent Body Odor
Cut a large lemon into two parts. Grease the inside of an orange with whiting. Apply on armpits after a shower. Let stand for 5 minutes then rinse.
5. Relieve Sore Throat
Cut 3 pieces of ripe lemon and squeeze. Pour lemon juice with hot water. Add 1 tablespoon of pure honey and mix well. Use this mixture to rinse for 2-3 minutes when the water is warm. Repeat 3 times a day. Lemon