Without doubt, lemon is one of the healthiest fruits in the world because of its potent medicinal properties. For example, it can treat anxiety and depression and it can be a powerful household cleaning agent. What’s more, a lot of people practice cutting up a lemon and leaving it on their nightstands. If you’ve also heard about this “trick”, you’re probably wondering why people are doing it. Believe us, after you read the numerous benefits of this method, you will certainly start doing the same. Let’s take a look:
- It increases the energy and helps you feel refreshed
- It won’t allow you to wake up tired and with a hangover
- The air in the room will smell amazingly
- It can treat colds and asthma
How to do it
Cut up three lemons and place them on your nightstand. In the morning, remove them. Do this every night.
Lemon essential oil is also another beneficial natural cure. These are only some of its uses:
It encourages fat burning- drink one glass of water mixed with 2 drops of lemon, three times per day to speed up the metabolism.
It strengthens the immunity- mix it with some coconut oil and rub the mixture onto the neck to treat colds and encourage lymphatic drainage.
It improves the mood- diffusing this essential oil in the air will prevent depression and thus, better your mood.
It whitens the teeth- mix baking soda, lemon essential oil, and coconut oil and then rub it onto the teeth for 2 minutes and spit it out and rinse the mouth.
It nourishes the facial skin- mix honey, lemon essential oil, and baking soda and wash the face with it to soften the skin, fight off acne, and improve your complexion.
It can disinfect almost anything- to clean mold in the shower and to disinfect countertops, spray the areas with a mixture from white vinegar, 40 drops of lemon essential oil, 20 drops of tea oil.
Polishes wood and silver- make wooden and silver areas in your home shine by cleaning them with a cloth soaked in lemon essential oil.
It removes sticky goo- lemon essential oil is amazing at cleaning sticky goo from surfaces.