Lemon has been well known with its vitamin C content that helps to treat scurvy long time ago. Nowadays, lemon has been used in many different ways with its fresh citrus scent and its health benefits. There are many potential health benefits of lemon.
Vitamin C is essential for collagen production. Therefore, it helps to maintain a healthy complexion and the elasticity of our skin.
Lemon is rich in vitamin C which is a powerful antioxidant that helps to fight against oxidative damage related to many chronic degenerative diseases. It helps to maintain a healthily balanced pH of our body by alkalinizing our body. This can help to protect us from developing chronic illnesses like cancer, asthma, the potential lowering risk of stroke. It also helps to boost our immune system.
There are so many ways to incorporate lemon into your daily diet. Add it to your water, use to marinate the food. Squeeze some juice to the salad or finished dishes like seafood or fish to enhance the flavor.
Besides using fresh lemon, an alternative and convenient way of getting the benefits of lemon is to use therapeutic grade lemon essential oil. Just add a couple drops into your water.
In additional to lemon, organic greens, superfoods (e.g. chlorella, spirulina) in supplement form can enhance detox and alkalinizing our body pH. All these work synergistically to help our body to maintain a balanced pH for better health.