The Power of Natural Lemon and lemon essential oil aromatherapy

The Power of Lemon!

"When fate hands of lemons to lemonade." Dale Carnegie

The lemon is the most popular fruit. It & # 39; s full potential is often overlooked. This helps to cleanse the body, provides us with plenty of vitamins and minerals, it helps to balance acidity in the body, including the immune system and healthy internal flora can survive!

Lemon Facts
Did you know that lemons comes from China? The lemonade was the darling of the Chinese emperors? It is used to bleach and lemon internal and external wry way back then?

The lemon tree is a small evergreen that grows up to six meters high, and is now widely grown throughout the world.

The folks in the United States, the lemon has made its way through the Catholic missionaries and were first planted in Arizona and California!

Lemon & # 39; and vitamins and minerals:
Vitamin C, B5, B6, calcium, potassium, copper, thiamine, riboflavin, iron and magnesium
Citric make & # 39; and the nature & # 39; s best sources of potassium. Potassium helps the brain and nerve function, helps regulate blood pressure and works with sodium to regulate body & # 39; s water balance.

Acid-Alkaline pH Balance – The body thrives on a delicate balance of acid and alkaline. Lemons help this delicate balance. Despite the fact that the acidic nature of the effect on the body once ingested to increase the balance of the alkali, but becomes alkaline and the restoration of the immune system.
And speaking of the immune system, the lemon also helps this system and its bioflavonoids, antioxidants and vitamin C content, which helps with inflammation.

Yeap, all in one small yellow fruit goodness!

Lemon Fresh Tips:

The first thing is always thoroughly rinse the lemon rind. The tips below can only be used on the inside of the lemon juice.

Fever and detoxifying
fresh lemon juice promotes sweating and helps to block pain. When lemon juice is heated, salicylic acid (probably best known as a compound which is chemically similar to the active component of aspirin) is formed. The juice of half a lemon in hot water morning, noon and night helps to eliminate toxins and ease aches and pains.

Sore throat fighting: Squeeze a fresh lemon juice or lemon slices 5-10 drops onto the tongue and swallow these drops. Let the droplets linger in the back of your throat. To do so, before and after 20 minutes, eating and drinking. To do this twice a day for a week to help with throat infections and strengthen the immune system colds and flu.

cough: Drink lemon juice straight up or mixed with fruit juice. Also in the hot night cap drink hot lemon big punch or grog: Add hot boiled water half a squeezed lemon juice, add the amount of quality honey to taste.

Weight Loss and Detoxification: Lemon great help to lose weight and detox. Put half a freshly squeezed lemon juice in a small glass of fresh carrot juice or warm water first thing in the morning before breakfast and late afternoon, a couple of weeks.

Lemon Essential Oil
aromatherapy, lemon essential oil in many therapeutic purposes. If you do not like to eat lemons, this may be an alternative for you to get the benefits of lemons & # 39; and good things another way.

Lemon essential oil has long been used as a remedy for fever, infectious diseases, especially colds. It strengthens the immune system, stimulates the kidney and liver functions.

Main therapeutic use
acne, oily skin, warts, corns, cellulite, arthritis, brittle nails, colds, throat infections, herpes, high blood pressure, kidney stones and varicose veins.

mixes well with other essential oils:
chamomile, ginger, lavender, juniper, frankincense, fennel and other citrus oils.

Safety Data:

Non-toxic. Potential irritant at high concentrations on the skin. It increases sensitivity to light – avoid direct sunlight after use.

Lemon Essential Oil Tips:

Throat / Cold & Flu / immune strengthening
Use 4-5 drops of oil in an aromatherapy oil burner with some water . Place the burner for 20 minutes before going to bed in the bedroom.

flick a few drops of oil on the shower walls (tiles or plastic only) before getting in the shower. The steam from the hot water in the shower is driven by the essential oil molecules into the air so a lemon vapor inhalation.

Before the shower drip a few drops of oil to your face towel. Use face towel in the shower and rub with a towel around his chest and neck.

Cellulite mix: (amounts are only guidelines) The support of 10 ml of oil (almond and wheat germ if possible), add two drops of lemon oil, one drop of grapefruit oil & 2 drops of lavender oil, or 3 drops 2 drops of lemon oil & lavender oil.

warts: Add a few drops of lemon juice oil onto a Q-tip bud, and directly to the wart. You can also directly be used instead of lemon juice. The lemon oil is more concentrated and more efficient, but both are good.

recipes

a hint of lemon is great food to help keep, and it goes through the lemon brown & # 39; and antioxidants. For example, squeeze some lemon juice over the avocado guacamole, and it helps to maintain and preserve it goes brown yucky!

Lemon Mustard Sauce meats

6 T unsalted butter or alternative cooking oil
2 large cloves garlic, crushed
3 T coarsely ground mustard french
juice of 2 lemons
salt and pepper

butter (or oil) and garlic in small saucepan. Cook over low heat for 3-5 minutes. Before serving, whisk the remaining ingredients; Heat mixture briefly. Do not leave due to heat sauce will curdle.

Healthy Yogurt Lemon Ginger Crumble Dessert

Easy, peasy, lemon squeezy!

crumble: Mix up crushed oats, crushed walnuts, add some raisins or sliced ​​and diced raisins and a pinch of cinnamon powder. This mixture can be to your taste, so have fun making your own healthy mix! The crumble makes up the base, and third for dessert. Do this immediately crumble dessert bowls / cups. In general, this dessert glass serving bowl.

LEMON / ginger YOGURT: Use low-fat yogurt a healthy plan. Greek-style yogurt is good. Add freshly squeezed lemon juice and a bit of freshly squeezed juice of ginger and mix well but gently into the yogurt. This yoghurt should blend to about 2.3 dessert. Now add this to the top of the base crumble mix.
TOPPING: Fresh strawberries hulled and sliced ​​(or other fruit). Now, drizzle honey over the quality of the strawberries and yogurt.

Put it in the fridge to cool for 15-20 minutes and there you have it!

I hope this information is interesting and useful.

NB: The contents of this article for information purposes only. The reader is recommended to carefully consider any difficulty he is having their own health and consult a physician if there is uncertainty about the cause or nature.

Source by Michele Maes

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