Surprising uses of lemon

Lemons can be used for so much more than cooking. It is one of our best allies for beauty routines and for a healthier body. They are a great source of calcium, C vitamin, magnesium, and potassium.

The first records of humans using lemon was in Assam, northern Burma (now Myanmar) and China

According to a study published by The Huffington Post, minerals and antioxidants contained in lemons can improve our appearance, skin, hair, nails.

There are so many uses of this natural product that it is one of the favorites in every household. 

Ten beauty applications of lemons.

Whitening teeth

Mix lemon juices with baking soda, apply over the teeth with a toothbrush and leave for one minute. Then wash your teeth normally.

Goodbye greasy skin

Before going to sleep deep a small with lemon juice and apply on the greasy parts of your face. Leave for 15 minutes and rinse with water.

Lightening your hair

Mix lemon juice with hair conditioner. Apply and comb the hair. Sit for some minutes in the sun and then rinse normally. Do it once a week.

Strengthen your nails

Put some olive oil with lemons in a bowl and soak your nails in it. Leave them there for a few minutes. With this, you can say goodbye to weak nails.

No more dandruff

Mix coconut and olive oil, honey and lemon juice. Apply directly on the hair and massage gently. With this combo, you will forget your dry scalp and dandruff.

Remove acne and black spots

Because of its antibacterial properties, lemons are a natural alternative to get rid of this very uncomfortable problem. Mix some lemon and honey and apply on your affected areas. Wait ten minutes and wash your face with cold water.

Lighten spots on the face

Apply lemon on the spots or marks you have on your face because of acne or others can make them fade. You will notice a uniform skin tone on your face after some time.

Smooth lips

To remove dead cells before going to bed cut a lemon in half and rub lightly on the lips. Leave it rest all night and wash the next morning.

Homemade cleaner

Mix lemon juice with yogurt, lavender essential oil or chamomile. Apply on your body with a gentle massage to remove bacteria, dead cells and to hydrate your body at the same time.

From inside out.

To ingest lemon helps the liver to eliminate toxins because it stimulates enzymes. Besides because it is an antioxidant it reduces free radicals which keeps your skin free of wrinkles 

Keep in mind that the lemon juice must not remain on your body for long nor is it wise to expose the skin to the sun while doing these homemade treatments. It can generate severe adverse reactions.

Preferably do this routines during the afternoon or the evening

 

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