Herbs & Natural Foods for Health

Lemon

Scientific Name - Citrus medica

Properties - Antiseptic, antibacterial, antioxidant, antifungal, vermifugal

Common Uses - Lemonade is a commonly used to fight off colds and flu. Lemon juice in warm water may be used as a gargle to relieve a sore throat.

Parts Used - Juice, oil, peel

Locating & Handling - Purchase lemons or juice at a grocery. Lemon oil may be found in health food stores.

Caution - None

Origin - Native to Asia


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