The Healing Power of Lemon
Quick – what’s the fastest way to get juice from a lemon?
If you said tear open and pour a True Lemon packet, you’re right! In 3.2 seconds, you’ve got the juice of a fresh lemon wedge in your water glass. Why is that so great?
Because aside from skipping time cutting and squishing the whole fruit, True Lemon lets you can enjoy the benefits of real lemon anytime, anywhere. And the benefits are MANY!!! Thanks to the peeps at Care2.com, who recently illuminated the amazing powers of the lemon:
- Body-Cleansing. Lemon juice in water improves bowel function and helps cleanse your body’s filter, the liver.
- Cancer-Fighting. Lemons have 22 anti-cancer compounds!
- Aging-Fighting. Lemon has lots of Vitamin C, an important anti-oxidant that helps fight free radicals linked to aging and disease.
- Immunity-Boosting. Vitamin C and lemon’s flavonoids fight infections, colds and flu.
- Diabetes-Fighting. Vitamin C also helps reduce blood sugar levels in Type 2 diabetics.
- Allergy-Fighting. Lemons have hesperetin, known to combat allergies. (And limes do too!)
- Stone-busting. Lemon juice helps dissolve gallstones, calcium deposits, and kidney stones.
- Anti-Bacterial. We’ll add that lemon juice killed 48 to 25 to 48 percent of bacteria tested. Adding lemon also enhances the powerful anti-bacterial effect of foods and spices like onion, garlic, thyme and cinnamon.
- Beauty-Boosting. Lemon’s Vitamin C helps builds collagen that gives plump, tight skin!
The Care2 folks list a bunch of other fabulous lemon powers, including balancing body PH for health, helping to kill viruses and many more.
Truly, the lemon is awesome. And thanks to True Lemon, getting that all-natural lemon power in 3.2 seconds is awesome too!