Lemon Peel Citrus limon
The nutritive content (especially ascorbic acid) helps to build the body's immune system and ward off infection, and its digestive qualities help to ease indigestion, colic and nausea. Lemon Peel may also halt vomiting.
Lemon is used to treat infections, fevers, bleeding gums, and is used as a general tonic for numerous chronic illnesses and overall health. The whole fruit, especially the pith, is used to treat arteriosclerosis and circulatory problems such weak capillaries and varicose veins. Lemon juice works well in treating colds, flu, scarlet fever, and chest infections. It stimulates the appetite, acts as a tonic for the liver and pancreas, and eases stomach acidity, ulcers, arthritis, gout, and rheumatism. Gargling the juice relieves sore throats, gingivitis, and canker sores. Externally, Lemon juice can be applied directly to acne, athlete’s foot, chilblains, stings, ringworm, sunburn and warts. Lemon oil can help reduce anxiety, lower blood pressure, relieve digestive problems, soothe sore throats, and respiratory infections. The oil also can improve memory, strengthen nails, promote a sense of well-being, and cleanse the skin. Scientific studies also revealed that Lemon oil has antidepressant effects.