Love For Lemon And Honey
Lemon is a type of fruit that is suitable for being cultivated in areas that have a dry climate with cold weather like in the highlands. Is there anyone who is not familiar with this fruit? Lemon is very common and easily found in the market, and most of us love to use lemon juice as a refreshing drink during hot weather during the day. Lemons are usually used for traditional cold treatment, but nonetheless, few people know that this sour fruit has a number of nutritional benefits, and that it can be used for many other purposes.
Before it was used widely in the world of modern treatments, our ancestors in ancient times used lemon as an ingredient for making traditional herbs to cure various diseases and health problems. Lemon is one of the fruits that have a million benefits such as being widely used as a flavoring or refresher for various kinds of processed food, and because vitamin C is so abundant in lemon juice, it is very beneficial for the skin. It is no wonder that we see a lot of beauty products on the market using lemon juice as the base ingredients. Lemon is also used for dishwashing soap as a basic ingredient as one of its benefits is that it can eliminate odors and cut grease and oil.
Benefits of Honey and Lemon
During times when the weather unstable lemon is the best choice for maintaining health, and honey contains nutrients such as protein, water, energy, fiber, sugars and various vitamins and minerals that are also very beneficial. Together, they provide a jolt of nutrients that are very beneficial for the body.
Honey contains minerals such as iron, sodium, potassium, phosphorus, zinc and calcium, and it is a good source of vitamins that include folate, niacin, riboflavin, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6. Likewise, lemons contain many substances, notably citric acid, calcium, magnesium, vitamin C, bioflavonoids, pectin, and limonene, that promote immunity and fight infection.
When combined, honey and lemon have antibacterial and antioxidant properties that boost the immune system and a glass of hot water, lemon juice and a teaspoon of honey has been used for centuries to treat colds, throat infections, food cravings, stomach gas, and constipation. In addition, adding a slice of lemon to hot herbal teas and a teaspoon of honey may also help relieve stress levels because lemons are overflowing with vitamin C, are low in calories, and high in potassium. They also contain compounds that have antioxidant and anti-cancer properties.
The combination of honey and lemon work together to reduce weight, abdominal fat and obesity, and lemon and honey also make an effective and delicious digestive tonic, especially after you’ve eaten a greasy meal.
Honey is also a common ingredient present in a range of natural skin medications. It is a natural humectant that attracts and retains moisture in the skin to keep your skin hydrated and moist and because the moisture is sealed in, your skin feels soft and supple.
Lemon juice is rich in vitamin C, is a natural antiseptic and aids in fighting wrinkles and blackheads. It contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that penetrate deep into the skin to absorb impurities from the pores and it also keeps the skin fresh, smooth and wrinkle free. Lemon works as a great exfoliator to get rid of acne, sun burns and other skin discolorations and when a honey and lemon face pack is applied to the face twice a week you can see the best results.
Honey and lemon facial masks can also take care of oily skin and its cleansing action helps in purifying your blood while aiding in the production of new blood cells that acts as potent internal cleaning agents. The lemon juice and honey lend a unique restorative, antibacterial and collagen boosting property to your skin as well. Honey and lemon are also effective in treating wounds and insect bites, both are natural antiseptics which heal minor wounds, and they prevent infections and expedite healing.
Other benefits are achieved when drinking this mixture early in the morning ait it gives your lymphatic system a boost and helps to hydrate the entire system.
Keep your body healthy with lemon and honey.