There are many health benefits of lemons that have been known for centuries. The most important are: lemons ‘strong antibacterial, antiviral and its immune-boosting powers. It is good at liver cleanser and, thanks to its vitamin C, helps to maximize the body´s ability to absorb iron.

Only two tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice provide 23% of the daily requirement of vitamin C.

Drinking warm water with half a lemon juice every morning before breakfast provides a number of benefits such as:

-Improves skin quality: vitamin C is essential for collagen production, which improves skin quality. Prevents the formation or wrinkles and acne, as well as dryness

-Decreases risk of urinary tract infections: it helps to prevent and fight them. Lemon juice is alkalizing y anti-bacterial. It helps remove harmful bacteria from the urinary tract.

-Fights constipation: helps bowel movement and to improve its functioning.

-Boosts the immune system: Vitamin C is essential to prevent infections such as colds. If consumed daily, natural vitamin C is a good way to boost your immune system.

-Soothes and heals the sore throat: adding honey to hot water with lemon.

-Balances pH levels: lemon acid helps to maintain the pH of our body balanced, compensating other acidifying elements such as refined foods, coffee and many others. Disease states such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases only occur when the body pH is acidic.

– Prevents joint pain and gout: the accumulation of uric acid in the joints or in the big toe is painful. It helps reducing pain and inflammation in joints and knees as it dissolve uric acid. It also contains flavonoids that have protective heart effects and prevent cardiovascular diseases.

– Improved brain function: The potassium content in lemon helps nourish brain and nerve cells.

– Purifies liver, kidneys and bladder: citric acid prevents crystallization of waste not disposed properly, it helps detoxify the body and prevent gallbladder and kidney stones.

– It’s antioxidant: the lemon has polyphenols which is a type of antioxidant.