Three (of the many) benefits that lemons provide include:


Cardiovascular (Heart) Health Benefits
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Potential To Help Prevent Cancer
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Anti-Aging and Skin Health
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Additional benefits that lemons provide include:


Asthma Relief
Take one tablespoon a day of thick lemon syrup and drink.


Bug Bite Relief
Apply fresh lemon juice to the sites of bites and sting to relieve the poison and pain.


Cold Sores/Fever Blisters
To shorten healing time, dab a little lemon juice on that irritating cold sore. The juice acts as an astringent and promotes healing. The acid will burn a little when applied to the sore, but a few seconds of discomfort is worth a blemish-free mouth.


Control Hypertension
Boil one piece of lemon with 10 pieces of water chestnuts and 1 cup of water and drink daily.


Fight Infections
Mix one tablespoon of lemon juice with water drink daily.


Help Dissolve Kidney Stones
At the first sign of pain, drink 2 oz. of olive oil mixed with 2 oz. of lemon juice. Follow with 12 ounces of purified water and wait 30 minutes. Squeeze the juice of 1/2 lemon in 12 oz. of purified water, add 1 tbsp. of organic raw apple cider vinegar, and drink. Repeat the lemon juice, water and apple cider vinegar recipe every hour until symptoms improve. As with starting any new treatments, consult your doctor first.


Helps Increase Production Of White Blood Cells
Mix one tablespoon of lemon juice with water drink daily.


Increase Good Cholesterol
Mix one tablespoon of lemon juice with water drink daily.


Lower Cholesterol
Mix a pinch of salt with warm lemon juice and drink daily.


Prevent and Cure Osteoarthritis
Mix one tablespoon of lemon juice with water drink daily.


Prevent Dehydration
Mix one tablespoon of lemon juice with water drink daily.


Prevent/Treat Urinary Tract Infection
Mix one tablespoon of lemon juice with water drink daily.


Relieves Colic Pain and Gastric problems
Mix one tablespoon of lemon juice with water drink daily.


Relieves Gingivitis
Mix one tablespoon of lemon juice with water drink daily.


Relieves Itchy Skin
Rub fresh lemon juice on your skin and this will relieve itching.


Remove Toxins From Your Body
Straight lemon water is a great detoxifier for your body. Squeeze the juice from a lemon half in your water. Cut the lemon half in pieces and put in your water for extra flavor.


Sooth Sore Throat
Add Lemon juice to one cup hot water and drink every couple of hours to help relieve sore throat.


Whitens Teeth, Removes Plaque, Strengthens Enamel and Freshens Breath
Gargle one teaspoon of lemon juice daily.


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Workout Tip: Rehydrate With Lemons And Oranges

Did you know that lemons, oranges, and other citrus fruits can help you rehydrate and replenish electrolytes as you workout? Find out more, along with links to some DIY recipes at this link


Vitamin C and Your Immune System – The Latest Research

A look at a recent research paper from Nutrition magazine.


Meyer Lemon Teas for Health

The link between vitamin C and our immune systems has been proven by decades of research. Lemon teas are especially popular during flu season for that reason.


Lemon Peels for Nutrition & Taste

Did you know that lemon peel – or lemon zest – contains up to 5 to 10 times more nutrients than the flesh by weight? That’s right, even though the fruit itself is considered a nutritional powerhouse, the zest is just as good for you.


Lemon and Limonene – A Natural Diuretic?

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Lemon A Day + Walking = Heart Healthy

Lemons and walking as exercise are both thought to be good for the heart. But can they, together, add up to a bigger effect than the sum of either alone? A Japanese research study from 2014 seems to suggest that may be the case.

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Study: Orange Juice Improves Cognitive Function

A study by researchers based in University of Reading in the UK has found that drinking orange juice is associated with improved cognitive functions. The researchers looked at healthy middle-aged males to see what would happen to their ability to perform standard cognitive tests after drinking orange juice.

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Lemon Juice And Liver Health

A study by Chinese researchers looked at the powerful protective properties of lemon juice when it comes to liver function.

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Add Lemons – Add Nutrition

According to a new study, lemon juice may help your body absorb more nutrients from other foods.

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Lemons Juice & Cholesterol – the Synergistic Effect

According to two recent studies, lemon juice may enhance the ability of other foods to improve lipid profiles.

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The Anti-microbial Effects of Lemon Peel

Along with the flesh, lemon peel contains Vitamin C and many other compounds. Recent studies have shown that they can be an effective antimicrobial agent.

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Can Lemons and Other Citrus Fruits Help Prevent Bone Loss and High Cholesterol?

In 2003, Japanese researchers studied the effect of hesperidin on ovariectomized mice, making them the animal equivalent of post-menopausal women. In particular, they were interested in the effects of the phytonutrient on bone loss and cholesterol levels, which are common complaints of post-menopausal women.

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Vitamin C vs Sepsis – A New Study

Researchers at a New Zealand hospital are currently at work looking at how Vitamin C can be used to treat sepsis.

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Vitamin C’s Vital Role In Children’s Health

The lazy, hazy days of summer are still upon us, but parents all know what it coming on the horizon: school days. And, that also means school lunches to make. When you’re doing your lunch planning, you want to be sure to include plenty of Vitamin C.

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Lemon Juice & Honey – Your Grandma Was Right

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Vitamin C Is Crucial For Skin Health

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Naringenin in Pummelos and Lemons & Liver Health

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Reduce Your Salt Intake With Lemons

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Study: Moro Blood Oranges Prevent Obesity In Mice

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The Scent Of A Lemon Can Make You Feel Lighter

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Pummelo Peels Prevent Metabolic Disease In Study

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Citrus Fruits and Brain Health

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The Truth About Vitamin C And Your Immune System

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Citrus Flavonoids and Exercise Endurance

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Vitamin C & Respiratory Infections

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Citrus Flavonoids And Muscle Mass

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Citrus Flavonoids And Your Gut Health

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Orange Juice And Blood Pressure: A Study

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7 Benefits of Starting Your Day with Lemon Water

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Oranges or Orange Juice?

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Health Tips in the Palm of Your Hand:

Nature’s Pharmacy App

Many consumers are quick to turn to the pharmacy or supplement aisle to aide or prevent common ailments, but Nature’s Pharmacy shows consumers that much of what they need can easily, and inexpensively, be found in the produce aisle. The app helps consumers easily identify fruits and vegetables in grocery stores that can help solve healthcare issues they may be wrestling with.

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All Limoneira health tips are provided for general information and educational use only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of the reader’s doctor or any other health care professional. Limoneira is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made by a user based on the content of these health tips. The health benefits believed to be provided by lemons are based on various nutritional studies of the vitamins and compounds found in lemons and other foods that have been shown to have these beneficial effects.

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