Lemon is one of the most affordable and easily available ingredients. It has great health and beauty benefits thanks to its astringent properties and high vitamin C content. Lemon water is nothing but diluted lemon juice and has great health, skin and hair benefits. Below is how you can make lemon water and use it too-
LEMON WATER REMEDIES :
Morning detox -Lemon helps detox the body and cleanses intestines. Balances intestinal pH and also helps prevent bloating and water retention. Simply add some honey to warm lemon water and consume it first thing in the morning, on an empty stomach.
Face mist- Lemon water help tighten pores, reduce tan, brighten natural complexion and refresh. Simply add any essential oil you like to lemon water; lavender for all skin types, tea tree and peppermint oil for oily and acne-prone skin. Use it as a facial mist.
Fat burner – Lemon water contains fiber known as pectin which helps in fighting hunger craving. So kick start your day with lemon water. READ MORE – 5 min recipe – TURMERIC LEMONADE FOR WEIGHT LOSS
Brighten Skin – Lemon water helps tighten and shrink pores, reduce tan, brighten natural complexion and refresh. Simply add any essential oil you like to lemon water; lavender for all skin types, tea tree and peppermint oil for oily and acne-prone skin and 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar. Use it as a facial toner.
Headache – Lemon water is powerful and very effective ingredient to treat headache pain. Add ginger and honey to lemon water to treat headache.
Hair mist- Lemon water helps fight dandruff, speed up hair growth, add shine and lustre to hair. Simply add any essential oil you like to lemon water; lavender for all hair shine and fragrance, tea tree and peppermint oil for dandruff and scalp acne, rosemary oil for hair growth and 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar. Use it as a hair and scalp mist after shampooing.
Sinus Remedy – Add a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to lemon water to break up mucus and get rid of sinus. READ MORE – BEST REMEDIES using LEMON
Cold remedy- Lemon water mixed with a tsp of ginger juice helps treat cold, build immunity and also soothe the respiratory tract. Simply add 1 tablespoon ginger juice to 1 cup warm lemon water and have this twice a day until you feel better.
Sore throat – Lemon and salt combination is the best remedy for sore throat. Add a pinch of salt to lemon water and gargle with it to kill bacteria, and soothe the throat.
LEMON WATER RECIPE –
You can make lemon water by simply diluting lemon juice or infusing lemon slices in water. To make fresh and quick lemon water, add juice of 2 lemons in 1 cup water. In infusion method, slice 2 lemons and add it in 1 cup water. Let it infuse overnight and strain.
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