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:
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!
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.
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.
Add a 1/2 cup of lemon juice to the rinse cycle and watch your whites get brighter, naturally!
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.
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
(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.
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!
The amazing uses for lemons are endless.
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