“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” But there is so much more that this citrus superpower is capable of! By integrating lemon into your life, you’ll no doubt reap the benefits. From curing calluses to lulling you to sleep, we’ve gathered up 5 benefits of lemons that go way beyond a refreshing beverage but we rarely use!!
Ease the pain of tired, callused feet with a little lemon. Mix together two tablespoons of lemon juice with two tablespoons of olive oil. Add a bit of baking soda to make a thick paste. Rub on your feet and rinse to reveal soft, supple skin!
Freshen your mouth and breath by rinsing with freshly squeezed lemon juice (or chewing on a lemon slice.. wellll if you can!).
Helps You Fall Asleep Faster:
When combined with a calming herb like chamomile, lemon increases calmness, reduces anxiety and promotes sleep. Try a chamomile tea with a squirt of freshly squeezed lemon before bed. Lemony Sweet dreams!!
Gets Rid Of Varicose And Spider Veins:
For Varicose and spider veins massage 2-3 drops of lemon oil over affected areas to help reduce the appearance of those pesky veins.
Cures Sore Throats:
For instant relief, combine the juice of one lemon with one teaspoon of sea salt and one cup of warm water. Gargle with mixture three times a day for one minute.
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