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12 Natural Uses For Lemons!

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So Many Natural Uses for Lemons!

The natural acidic power of a lemon is amazing!

Next time you stop at the grocery store, grab a few because they just might come in handy…

12 ways to use the natural power of lemons:

(1) Stains

Mix together lemon, water and vinegar. Use it to remove stains on your counter tops, tub, sink, floor, etc. Don’t forget the elbow grease!

(2) Grease

Squeeze the juice from a lemon onto your greasy pot or pan and let it sit for a good five minutes. Add some baking powder and the grease will scrub right off.

(3) Cleaner

Mix lemon juice and vinegar together or try dipping 1/2 of a lemon in salt. Use it for your refrigerator, toilet, counter tops, table and any other grimy place you can think of. Wipe everything down again with water. For rusty chrome in the tub, rub on some lemon juice and let it sit overnight. Wipe with a damp cloth in the morning.

(4) Laundry

Add a 1/2 cup of lemon juice to the rinse cycle and watch your whites get brighter, naturally!

(5) Hair

Mix two parts lemon juice and one part water in your hair and go bask in the sun for a while. This will gently lighten your hair and you’ll even get a some essential vitamin D.

(6) Skin

Dab a drop of two of lemon juice on dark spots, age spots, scars, unwanted freckles, etc. Read more on Can Lemon Juice Really Help Lighten Your Skin.

(7) Salad Dressing

Squeeze a lemon on your salad and drizzle on some organic extra virgin cold pressed olive oil – add some Himalayan salt and pepper and your taste buds will thank you! Very healthy too ; )

(8) Food Preserver

Ever make guacamole or fruit salad and your avocados or bananas turn brown in hardly no time at all? Squeeze some lemon juice right over the top to avoid the brown spots.

(9) Water

Adding a lemon to your water or hot tea helps enhance the flavor. Since lemons are one of the most alkaline foods, drinking lemon water everyday will balance your pH levels.

(10) Weight Loss

Lemons are high in pectin fiber, which helps fight hunger cravings. Their alkaline power and polyphenols help speed up your metabolism and assist with weight loss. Also helps naturally rid your body of toxins.

(11) Sore Throat

Organic lemon tea will help a sore throat. Organic tea is better because of the high fluoride content in regular tea. Don’t get me started on fluoride! Lemons act as a natural disinfectant on bacteria. If you don’t want tea, squeeze the juice from 3 lemons into a glass with a tablespoon of honey. Drink this every three to four hours.

(12) Air Freshener

Fill a pot with water. Add lemon juice  and the peels. You can also add cinnamon sticks, cloves, apple skins, cranberries or whatever else you’d like. Simmer. It will freshen and moisturize the room!

Lemon Power! 12 Natural Uses for Lemons!

The amazing uses for lemons are endless.

Share the Lemon Power with your social media friends and let us know in the comments section what you’ve used lemons for… we’d love to know more!

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5 Responses to 12 Natural Uses For Lemons!

  1. lemonade-diet March 4, 2013 at 9:05 am #

    Lemons are truly a superfood… nature provides us with a great deal of powerful natural ingredients right after our fingertips.

  2. lemonade-diet March 4, 2013 at 9:06 am #

    Lemons are truly a superfood… nature provides us with a great deal of powerful natural ingredients right at our fingertips.

  3. nancyy guy March 24, 2013 at 9:34 am #

    I really enjoy your information!

  4. Vivian April 30, 2013 at 6:44 pm #

    grate frozen lemons on our food including cereal… seems to sweeten the cereal….on our toast in the a.m. put honey and the froz. lemon on it. When a smoothie recipe calls for lemon I put a 1/2 froz. lemon in it

  5. Dan @ Alkaline Diet September 21, 2013 at 8:03 pm #

    I am fighting a rare form of leukemia and find that the information you have provided will help me switch my body pH to the alkaline side.

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