The lemon is a citrus fruit rich in vitamin C. The juice of only one lemon is sufficient to provide the daily amount of vitamin C needed for our body. The high content of B vitamins facilitates the absorption of sugars from the body, prevents cardiovascular diseases and supports the mental balance. Lemons contain many minerals such as phosphorus, copper, iron and magnesium which are rapidly absorbed by the body.
Lemons strengthen our immune system. Among all the beneficial to the health properties of the lemon, it can be used as a beauty treatment. Here are some quick tips:
For removing makeup – squeeze the juice of half a lemon and with it soak a cotton swab and clean the face. In addition, that it will clean your makeup, your face will get a fresh dose of vitamin C. Protect your eyes!
For removal of freckles – to some ground almonds, add the white of an egg and half a tablespoon of lemon juice. Apply on the face and wash after 20 minutes.
For dealing with the dry skin – mix 3 tablespoons lemon juice, 3 tablespoons of honey and 1 tablespoon of cabbage (boiled and minced into paste). Apply to the face and neck, stay for 10 minutes, then rinse with cold water.
For dealing with the oily skin – mix half a tablespoon of turmeric powder, 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 3 tablespoons minced papaya. Apply for 20 minutes and wash.
For white teeth and fresh breath – over the half of a lemon put a little salt and a pinch of baking soda. Rub in the teeth.
Against hair loss – mix the juice of one lemon with a few tablespoons of coconut oil. Apply and leave for about an hour. Do the procedures once a week.
Against dandruff – mix the juice of one lemon with one egg white. Apply on your hair and leave for an hour. Do it for 1 month.
For shiny hair – after shampooing, rinse your hair with lemon juice, without washout.
For cracked lips – mix a tablespoon of cream, lemon juice and honey. Rub in the lips until you feel relief.
For lightening of the skin – mix equal quantities of tomato juice, lemon juice and milk. Apply for 10-15 minutes and rinse.
For refreshing the face skin – the juice of an apple and a pear, mixed with a few drops of lemon juice tones and refreshes the skin.
Care for the aging skin – mix one tablespoon of honey, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 2 tablespoons almond oil. Apply on the skin and leave for 20 minutes.