26 Benefits of Lemon
Lemon (Citrus aurantifolia) has been known since long as a plant rich in benefits. The fruits taste bitter, sour and a little cold, but the benefits are extremely diverse.
As a natural herb, lemon efficacious to remove blockages of energy vital, cough medicine, treating the sputum (mukolitik), treat urine (diuretic) and sweat, and helps the digestive process.
Lemon contains oil fly limonene and linalool, as well as flavonoids, such as poncirin, hesperidine, rhoifolin and naringin. The content of the ripe fruit are synephrine and N-methyltyramine, other than citric acid, calcium, phosphorus, iron and vitamins A, B1, and C. Citric acid could prevent postoperative recurrence kidney stones with patients.
Hj. Sarah Kriswanti, herbalist who lives in Bandung, and Dr. Setiawan Dalimartha from Hiptri (Traditional Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Indonesia), giving tips how to use lemon juice as an herb that helps cure the disease.
10 gr of lemon tree roots washed clean, then boiled with 1 liter of water for half an hour, then filter. Warm drink three times daily.
Skin of 3 limes is washed, cut into pieces, then boiled with 2 cups of water until the water remaining 3 / 4, strained. The water used to rinse out his mouth. Do it 3-4 times a day.
Two lime washed, spun and then given a sugar cube to taste and 1 cup hot water. Stir in warm, to drink at the same time once a day.
One lime washed, squeezed, mixed with 1 tablespoon honey _ and a little salt, mix well and then filtered. Drink 2-3 times a day. Or lemon juice added a piece of rock sugar and stir until prevalent, drink one a day until healed.
5. Cough Accompanied Influenza
Cut a ripe lemon and contain enough water, then wring it out. Pour boiling water juice with 60 cc of hot water. Add 1 / 2 teaspoon wate of betel leaf, stirring evenly. Drink this mixture two times a day 2 tablespoons.
6. Body Odor
Mode 1 :
Cut a large lemon into two parts, rubbing the slices with a thin layer of whiting. Apply to underarms after a shower. Let stand for 5 minutes then rinse, do every morning and evening.
Mode 2 :
Several strands (10) young leaves of lemon, crushed into small, smooth, pick it like a pill, eat three meals a day.
7. Kidney Stone
Two grain lemon juice diluted with 2 cups warm water, drink after dinner. Do it every day for 10 days.
Two lime washed, squeezed the water. Pour boiling hot water with 1 cup add 1 tablespoon honey. Use to rinse for two minutes while still warm, and drink. Do it three times a day.
9. Fever or flu
Mode 1 :
One washed and squeezed lime juice, add 3 red onions that have been crushed and 1 tablespoon of coconut oil. Apply on the forehead of the patient.
Mode 2 :
One lemon baked for a minutes, cut and squeezed, add one tablespoon of honey. Drink all at once.
10. Irregular Menstruation
Three tablespoons of lemon juice added 1 tablespoon honey and 2 cups hot water mix evenly. Drink while warm. Do it three times a day
11. After Childbirth
One tablespoon whiting plus 2 tablespoons of eucalyptus oil and 2 eggs lemo juice, stirring until smooth, and apply on abdomen. Do it for three months each day after bathing, to avoid stomach wrinkles, keep it smooth and flat as in the past.
A sliced lime and then rubbed on the skin.
13. Prevent Hair Loss or dandruff
Two lime cut into three parts, lubricate the scalp until blended. Wrap the head with a towel overnight, washed the next day. Do it three times a week.
14. Increasing hair
A chicken egg yolk shaked with 3 lemon juice until evenly. Rub on the scalp, massage until evenly, leave for two hours only to be washed with shampoo stimulates hair shiny and thick. Stimulating shampoo made from a bunch straw, burned to a charcoal, but it is not ash, and let it soak in water overnight. Strain, and ready to wash the shampoo stimulates.
15. Stopping Smoking Habit
Slice a lemon, smoked and drank water. Do this several times a day.
Half handheld of lemon leaves is crushed. Add 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Rub into the neck, temples, and forehead. Perform 2 times daily.
Cut 3 ripe lime fruit, then wring it out. Pour boiling water juice with 1 / 2 cup hot water, add 1 tablespoon of honey, stirring evenly. While warm, use this ramun to gargle for 2-3 minutes. Do it three times a day.
18. Mucus in the Throat
Cut 2 pieces of lime, squeeze the water, accommodation in a glass. Add a little salt, and mix well. This herb can be taken on an empty stomach.
19. Ringworm or Pitriyasis versicolor
Wash a handheld the roots of Landep (prionitis Barleria L.) to clean, then finely mashed. Add juice of 1 lemon, stirring evenly. And apply on the skin affected by ringworm or the panu, then bandaged with cloth bandages. Change bandages two times a day until healed.
20. Fever / Heat Currently Malaria
Provide three pieces of lemon leaves and leaf kendal (Cordia obliqua Willd.) (Blumea balsamifera L.), and 5 prasman leaves (Eupatorium triplinerve Vahl.). Boil these ingredients with 3 glasses of water until remaining 1 glass. Once cool, strain. Water filters are divided in two, drink morning and evening.
Three Fruit ripe lemon and lots of water is split into two. Enter into the pot and poured boiling water with 1 / 2 cup hot water, then closed. Having chilled, take the lemon and then squeezed and filtered. Add 2 tablespoons of eucalyptus oil and 2 tablespoons oil gandapura. This herb is used to massage the injured part. After that drinking 3 / 4 cups green coconut water. Do it three times a day.
Wash the lemon leaves, leaf ketepeng china, and bitter leaf (each third handheld), 10 pieces of betel leaves, two fingers of papaya root, two fingers of root kepayang, three fingers Moringa roots, and 10 Fruit cayenne pepper, and mashed until smooth. Soak herb in 1 liter of alcohol for seven days. Water juice can be used to rub and massage the sore body parts.
Combine lime juice, black amethyst root mill and legetan warak mill, each 1 tablespoon. Add 3 / 4 cup of salt water into it, and mix well. Furthermore, squeeze and strain this herb. Use water to rinse for several minutes, then discard. Do it 4-6 times a day.
24. Body slimming
Add the juice of one lemon into a cup of green tea water. Drink this concoction every morning and evening. Do it every day.
25. Adding Stamina
Mix up a chicken egg yolk, juice of 1 lemon fruit and a little slice of brown sugar. Stir until smooth, then drink. Do it once a week.
26. High Blood Pressure
Provide 20 flowers and 30 lemon leaves. Wash thoroughly, then add the 2 lemons of the fruit juice. Boil these ingredients in 3 glasses water until remaining 2 1/4 cups. Once cool, strain. drink the water, three times a day 3 / 4 cup. Drink it and mix with a little honey. Do it every day.