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Lemon is easily available in affordable rates during summer; it is an acidic fruit and a taste enhancer. It is used in many recipes to add taste to it, especially in salads, chicken and soft drinks. Its wedges are used for garnishing too. The most common use of lemon is in making lemon water or lemonade. It is very simple to make lemon water; simply squeeze a juice of lemon in a glass of water and drink it. You can add salt or sugar to enhance its taste as per choice. Although it is best to take lemon water with warm water on an empty stomach to reduce weight, improves digestion and strengthen your immune system.
Summer time is holiday time for many people; they go out for walk, enjoy water game, play with their children and enjoy beaches in clear weather but at the same time they are exposed to harsh sun too. Lemon water is very good in common summer weather problems like nausea, heartburn and dehydration. People who are working in open places in high temperature suffer sun stroke, nausea and dehydration very often. Lemon water is beneficial in all these ailments.
Lemon can enhance the taste of water and increase your water intake during summerbecause it is very important to be hydrated in this season. Because of excess sweating and perspiration in summer not only dehydrate you but reduces salt and glucose level of your body too. Adding salt and sugar in lemon water can reverse the deficiency instantly. It is very helpful in diarrhoea and indigestion also, which is very common in summer due to high mercury level. It is also helpful in other stomach disorders like bloating, constipation, gas and heartburn.
Lemon water is an excellent antioxidant and a great source of vitamin c and minerals like potassium, magnesium and phosphorus. Taking lemon water regularly boosts your metabolism and hence assists your digestive organs to remove toxics and dirt from your stomach faster. It is a natural remedy for constipation and parasites problems, especially for young children since it is a natural product and mild for children’s stomach. It helps liver producing more bile and hence improves digestion. As it is said by medical professionals that roots of all the ailments is lying in your digestive system and lemon is a natural panacea for all these problems.
Lemon water improves your immune system and your body natural defence system. As it is a good source of vitamin c, it helps you fight against flu virus to some extent. Lemon water makes you sweat even more which is beneficial during hot weather, it makes your skin get clean and supple. It improves to removes toxins from your skin and gives you much cleaner and younger looking skin. It is a very good blood purifier, thus enhance the beauty of your skin naturally. It is a very good anti ageing drink and helpful in removing and fading sun tan. Lemon extract is good for your hair too. After washing your hair simply apply lemon water directly on your hair as a conditioner to give them shine. Rubbing lemon directly on your scalp is an excellent remedy for dandruff.
Lemon water is best when taken with warm water on an empty stomach, but can be taken with food as a taste enhancer. Lemon is not only a fruit but a natural herb commonly available in every kitchen and used for generations by people. During summer season nature provides us with this wonderful fruit or herb which works as a panacea for all the ailments associated with hot weather.