Updated: Mar 26, 2019
Lemons the underrated super fruit!
There are so many health benefit associated with lemons, they are mainly known for their abundant vitamin c content, which is great for the immune system, adrenal system and clear glowing wrinkle free skin.
But did you know that lemons are used in Ayurvedic medicine for the sour taste which helps to stimulate “Agni”, jump starting your digestive system and leading to health and vitality?!
Lemon water is also great for weight loss, bad breath, to boost hydration & helps with liver and kidney health.
So how do you choose a good lemon?
Look for unblemished, firm lemons, which are heavy for their size and have no tinges of green and avoid pale lemons as they have less juice.
DoTERRA Lemon Essential oil is also a fantastic way to get the most out of this amazing super fruit. The essential oil is extracted using the whole lemon, rind and all to get all those amazing benefits. . Here are the top ways you can use lemon essential oil everyday in your home to live a low tox life... . 🍋Add 6-7 drops to your diffuser, turn on in your living room, kitchen or bathroom to lift mood, boost immunity, and clear a cough. 🍋Place a drop in your toilet bowl and flush - smells great and kills germs and bacteria. 🍋Add 1 drop to your water and sip throughout the day - to naturally cleanse and detox the body as well as assisting with respiratory problems. 🍋Add lemon oil to a spray bottle of water to clean tables, counter tops and other surfaces. 🍋 Great furniture polish - add a few drops to olive oil to clean, protect wood.
So start enjoying the benefits of the amazing and vibrant super fruit...LEMON!
In health and happiness
Sarah Emily Herbalist