Each year, new discoveries are being made about the wizard fruit, lemon. A new vitamin P has been found in addition to the existing vitamin C which exists in kitchens fresh appetizer, the laboratory diet and even the boudoir.
Lemon has many tricks like turning water into wine due to its citric composition which quickly changes acid into alkaline. It is also heavily loaded with calcium which provides teeth, bones and the nervous system with daily nourishment. It also contains a little phosphorus that can digest proteins like fish, meat, eggs and bones.
Lemon as an antiseptic
Dr.Gerald Stahl reports that 3 drops of lemon juice per day to eyes infected with cataracts heals. The juice, when mixed with that of papaya is able to heal athlete’s foot. Those with stubborn pyorrhea are advised to gurgle lemon juice mixed with salt. Those with persistent eczema, after spending their fortunes, were referred to homely lemon which not only healed the disease but also made it stay away.
Lemon as breath freshener
Lemon chases away halitosis. The juice sweetened a little with few drops of honey, and taken 3 times a day, preferably after meals, guarantees fresh breath to those with offensive mouth odour.
Lemon as a reliever of asthma
In addition to general detoxifying of diet, Dr. Joseph, H. Greer gives two spoonful of lemon to his patients before meals and retiring to bed. It prevents asthma.
Lemons as an immediate cure of coughs and flus.
Crack a fresh lemon and stir it with fresh pineapple juice. Both work concurrently to ‘digest’ and disintegrate the mucous in the throat.
Lemon as tartar remover
Soak toothbrushes in lemon juice. It keeps the brushes clean, so also the teeth.
Lemon adds delicacy
Lemon peels finely grated can be added when making dough for cakes. It doesn’t interfere with other flavor and leaves a great taste. The grated peels can also be mixed with onions and added to beef before boiling or frying. Lemon juice when sprayed on salads makes them tastier.
Lemon as moth preventative
The charming French custom of preventing moths was to stick a ripe lemon with gloves to their closets. As the lemon dry’s away, it leaves a marvelous odor throughout the closets and rooms.
Lemon used for vaginal hygiene
Lemon juice makes a safe and sane method of vaginal hygiene. Though it is a powerful antiseptic, it is better than irritating drugs found in douches and suppositories.
Lemon as a cosmetic
Dehydrated lemon in form of powder is available nowadays. It is readily used to bleach nails and hands. It can rinse off the hair highlighters. It is also the most important ingredient in the pore reducing creams in shops. It is also found to be an effective breast reducer.
Lemon as cure for tobacco habit
Those wishing to stop smoking, are recommended to take a glassful of lemon juice every time they feel the urge to smoke. A good idea would be to make a hole at the top so that each time the craving occurs, you suck it.
A Selection of Quotes About Lemons
“In all my work, I try to say – ‘You may be given a load of sour lemons, why not try to make a dozen lemon meringue pies?'” ~ Maya Angelou
“When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.”~ Dale Carnegie
“If life throws you a lemon – make lemonade.” ~ Joan Collins
“There’s loads of things you can do to make things easy for your throat, you can drink a bit of lemon and hot water couple of spoons of honey, you can gargle with port, I’ve done it a couple of times myself – but don’t swallow it!” ~ Cliff Richard
“If I could just get a piece of lemon, it’d be great.” ~ Rip Torn
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