Lemons are citrus with oval shape fruit which is green in color when unripe but becomes yellow when fully ripe. Lemon has a pointed tip on the bottom of the fruit while some are rounded at the base. It is not expensive and accessible to get. Lemon is a rich source of vitamin C, it also contains minerals like calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium. Lemon juice contains more citric acid than lime juice. There so many ways you can use lemon.
Lemon contains antioxidants and possesses antiviral and antibacterial properties. Lemon is a powerful antiseptic and antibiotics, it’s used in making some of the detergents available in the market because of its fragrance and the ability to get rid of germs. Lemon juice can be effective in the treatment of cold and flu and it boosts the immune system.
When lemon is taken with a meal, it improves the digestion of food and also enhances the work of the digestive system. Every part of the lemon is good for consumption. Lemons are used in a wide variety of food and drinks. Regularly taking of lemon water with honey in the morning helps to get rid of excess body weight and obesity.
Lemon for the Skin
Lemon is very good for the skin because of its antiseptic which gives the body glowing. Vitamin C in lemon helps to revitalize the skin and makes it more beautiful. Consistent use of lemon can help to cure pimples, blemishes, and wrinkling of the skin. It’s also used as anti-aging because of its anti-oxidants properties. The citric acid present in lemon is good for healthy glowing skin while the alkaline treats pimples. Lemon juice and lemon water flush toxins out of the blood.
How to Use Lemon to Remove Underarm Odor
Lemon is good for removing body odor because of its anti-bacterial properties. To do this:
- Get a fresh ripe lemon
- Wash the lemon, cut and squeeze out the juice
- Get a ball of cotton wool and dampen it with the lemon juice
- Rub the dampen wool under your armpit and leave for 5-10 minutes
- Wash your underarm with water and smell nice.