Apt Uses of Lemon Essential Oils

The refreshing scent of lemons and their pale yellow color work strikingly right on any kind of ambience. The aromatherapy radically uses lemon essential oils for various treatment techniques. The best part about the lemon oils is that it can blend easily with any other oil and create magical consequences in the desirable manners.

Let us learn how you can put lemon essential oils to use in different ways:

Good for stomach: Use lemon oil in cooking or dressing of salads and recipes. Lemon oil helps n alleviating various stomach problems such as acidity, gastronomic issues, stomach cramps etc. The simple method to use lemon essential oil in your diet is by putting a few drops of it in water before consumption.

Boosting immune system: Lemon is known for rich content of vitamin C and several other nutrients. These qualities of lemon which are prominent in lemon essential oils prepare our body to fight various diseases and infections. Rub these oils on your feet daily before going to sleep, it will give you much relief in conditions such as cold and influenza.

Cure the throat infections: Our throat becomes soar due to environmental bacteria and our body’s weak immune system. It can be treated by gargling with warm water containing 3-4 drops of lemon essential oil.

Soothe the scalp: Lemon is a powerful ingredient against various scalp related problems. Add 2-3 drops of lemon oil to your regular massaging oil and give a nice massage to your scalp. This will eliminate any stances of dandruff off the scalp and lock the moisture in the roots of the hair. Your hair will become shinier and bouncy without using any conditioner.

Not only this, lemon oils will provide deep cleansing effects to the roots of the scalp thus cleaning it off any dirt and impurities. The neat and clean follicles germinate and improve the growth of hair.

Action against allergies: Lemon essential oils provide defense mechanisms against various allergies and asthmatic symptoms. Keep a small bottle of lemon essential oil with you all the time and inhale it at regular intervals. You can put a few drops of this oil on your collars or neck boundary line to ensure that the air you breathe is fresh and cleansed.

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Lemon Tea-The Facts You Need to Know!

These days most of the celebrities endorse lemon tea which is often termed as “just a fad”! While the benefits of lemon tea have been far realized, people need to understand why lemon tea should become an essential part of their daily diet.
First of all, it doesn’t contain caffeine and nicotine which adversely affect our health. Lemon tea has the goodness of the nutrients of lemon and warm water which is considered apt for our stomach. Drinking one cup of lemon tea in the morning will make us energetic and refreshed for the whole day.

Experience complete detox:
If you drink a cup of lemon tea in the morning, it will give a boost to your metabolism rate. It means the food you eat gets converted into usable energy and the toxins in the stomach get flushed out through the passage of intestines. The toxins get accumulated as a result of the reaction of food with the enzymes present in the stomach. When the body gets detoxified, we are able to get rid of various diseases and infections that may otherwise occur in the body.

Relief from cold:
One should drink lemon tea to prevent the cold and flu from occurring as the vitamin C present in its contents helps in preventing the bacteria from infecting our immune system. If one is already suffering with cold, then too regular consumption of lemon tea (3- 4 times a day) helps in getting relieved from the symptoms of cold. You can add a hint of ginger in your lemon tea to get better and faster results.

Curing the edema:
When we undergo a surgery, there are always some side effects that we carry along with. The water and fluid retention in the tissues increase which gives rise to surgical swelling also known as edema. This condition can experience much relief with lemon tea. Doctors recommend that drinking lemon tea can cure the effects of post surgical conditions.

The women who give birth through cesarean process can opt for lemon tea after their delivery. They will experience better healing and comfort from post operative pain and swelling.

Healthy and Delicious Lemon Tea Recipes for Weight Loss

Do you have weight loss on your mind? One of the most natural ingredients that can help you in losing weight is lemon. Intake of lemon can be in various forms in your diet, but if you drink lemon tea in the morning, you will get considerably helped in the process of losing weight from your body. Here we present to you some of the popular recipes to prepare lemon tea that will give a refreshing kick start to your day:

Herbal Lemon Tea:
Ingredients: ½ tsp lemon juice, ½ tsp honey, ½ tsp powdered herbal tea, 1 cup of water
Put water to boil and add all the ingredients except honey. Let it simmer for a minute. When it cools down to warm temperature, add honey to it. Herbal Lemon Tea is ready! Sieve and enjoy your refreshing morning drink every day.

Ginger mint lemon tea:
Ingredients: 1 tsp lemon juice, ½ tsp herbal tea powder, ¼ tsp ginger powder, 3-4 fresh mint leaves, 2 tsp honey, 1 small pinch of salt, 1+ ½ cups of water

*The above preparation is for 1 cup of tea only, but due to boiling the amount of water may get reduced.
Put the water to boil and add all the ingredients when the bubbles start forming on the flame except honey. Let the ingredients emit their flavors in the water by allowing it to boil for 2-3 minutes. When this water cools down to become warm, add honey. Sieve and drink this refreshing cup of energy any time of the day!

Turmeric honey lemon tea:
Ingredients: ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp lemon juice, ½ tsp honey and 1 cup of water.
Put the water on the flame and add the ingredients when it starts bubbling. Turn off the flame after letting it simmer for 30 seconds only. Add honey when you are ready to drink it.

These are some of the amazing and proven recipes of lemon tea that aid in weight loss. We have not used sugar in any of the recipes. You can use honey which contains natural fructose and doesn’t cause any harm. For better results, you can choose to not add any sweetener at all. All the best!

Why should you Drink Lemon Water every day?

In summers, lemon water gives ultimate relief from the hot scorching sun. Drinking soothing and cool lemon water makes us feel refreshed and energetic. Lemon water has many benefits on our human body. In this blog we will discuss some of the health benefits of lemon water.

Before we discuss its benefits, let us know how to prepare the yummy, tangy and refreshing lemon water drink.
Take 1 glass of water and add 1 tsp sugar or honey to it. After mixing it properly, squeeze one lemon into this water. Mix the ingredients together. Add 1 tsp black salt and filter it through a fine sieve. You can add ice cubes to make the drink more refreshing.

This simple recipe of making lemon water will provide you various useful benefits if consumed daily.

Weight loss:
The lemon water is known to boost the metabolism of our body. It means whatever food that we eat will convert into energy at a rapid rate. It will not get deposited in the form of fat. A little bit of exercise along with consumption of lemon water helps in losing the accumulated fat too.

Therefore, those who want to lose weight should consume lemon water on a regular basis.

The best time to consume lemon water is to drink in the morning. Whatever we will eat after that will get converted into energy by the process of oxidation.

Improvises the digestion system:
Lemon contains vitamin C in abundance. If we drink lemon water, it reaches the enzymes in our stomach and aids in the process of digestion. This means that whatever we will eat, our body will be able to extract its nutrients in the best possible way. The process of digestion slows down. The nutrients from the food get easily absorbed in the body while the fiber in the food gets easily passed out through intestines.

Increases immunity:
Lemon water is very essential in boosting our immune system. The vitamin C in lemon helps in reducing the production of free radicals that not only damage our outer skin but also adversely affect our aging process and immune system.