We all know how useful and healthy lemon is. It has positive effects on the liver, stomach, intestinal, cardiovascular and the immune system. Regular consumption of lemon prevents various diseases, such as bronchitis, flu, high blood pressure, kidney stones and others.
• Peel from two lemons
• 1 jar
• Olive oil
The peels from the peeled lemons are put in a jar and covered with olive oil to the top of the jar. The jar should tightly closed and left to stand for two weeks.
After two weeks, the mixture is put on a gauze or cloth and placed on the painful joint.
It is desirable to do this in the evening and to keep the coating on your joint overnight, and if you are not able to do this, it is desirable to place the coating and to lay still for 3 to 4 hours.
Other benefits of using lemon:
1. Improve the immune system
Lemons are rich in vitamin C and potassium. Vitamin C is excellent in the fight against colds, while potassium stimulates the brain function and the nerves, and it also helps in controlling the blood pressure.
2. Balance your pH value
Lemons are known to be highly alkaline foods. They contain acid, but in our body it acts alkaline. The acid of the lemons do not create acidity in the body. Alkaline body is crucial for good health.
3. Can help in losing weight
Lemons are full with pectic fiber, which help in reducing cramping caused by hunger. A cup of hot water combined with lemon and a little salt can help you lose weight and lower your cholesterol. The diet based on lemon is ideal for cleaning your body of toxins. Consuming lemons you can get plenty of vitamins: C, B and rare vitamin P.
4. Act as natural diuretic
Lemon juice helps in the ejection of the unnecessary substances stimulating often urinate. On this way the toxins are thrown from the organism, and keep the urinary tract health.
5. Refresh the breath
The antiseptic properties destroy the bad bacteria in the mouth. One cup of water with lemon is healthier than a cup of coffee. Most health experts claim that water with lemon is best for drinking when it is at room temperature.
6. Detoxification of the liver
The combination of water with lemon acts as a cleaner liver. It cleans, stimulates the liver and stimulates production of acid digestion. It can also help in the control of the excess gall- bladder, to reduce the production of mucus in the body and also to help in dissolving the gallstone.
Other benefits of using olive oil:
1. Weight loss secret weapon
Twenty litres of extra virgin olive oil every year and most Mediterraneans still aren’t fat. According to Leandro Ravetti, Chief Oil Maker of the award-winning Cobram Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oils, a diet rich in extra virgin olive oil may deliver greater and longer lasting weight loss results than a low-fat diet.
2. Diabetes deterrent
Eating extra virgin olive oil as part of a balanced diet may help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. Ravetti says extra virgin helps “regulate and balance our insulin levels, so you’re not really having those spikes.”
3. Pain relief
Extra virgin olive oil contains a substance called oleocanthal, which has anti-inflammatory agents, meaning olive oil is like a natural Ibuprofen. Research increasingly suggests inflammation impacts a number of chronic diseases, so olive oil’s anti-inflammatory properties grow more compelling all the time.