Lemon is a real blessing for our health, a fruit that allows us to obtain important nutritional benefits that must be necessarily present in our food. Bringing it to the table is really very simple, in fact, it can also be used as a seasoning in addition to oil, it can be used as an ingredient for desserts or can be simply consumed thanks to the wonderful liquors that the South of Italy offers us, in tea, or in a simple juice.
But what are the beneficial properties of lemon? Let's discover them together.
The lemon juice is rich in vitamin C, vitamin A and vitamin B1 and B3, a blend of vitamins really important for the health of the organism. Vitamin C can make the immune system much stronger, so it is perfect especially in the winter months to be able to counteract the viruses of the season.
Vitamin A keeps the eyes healthy, good vision and also allows you to fight free radicals, which is the main cause of aging of the organism. Vitamins B1 and B3 enhance digestion and blood circulation, but are also ideal for improving learning and therefore also better intellectual ability. In addition to vitamins, lemon contains many minerals, such as, magnesium, potassium and calcium.
These minerals are important for the healthly bones and to improve blood circulation. It also allows us to feel more energized.
Thanks to the presence of citric acid, lemon also has important antiseptic properties, making it ideal for disinfecting the skin, to counteract oral cavity infections, mouth ulcers and even to counteract stomatitis. It is also has significant astringent properties and for this reason it is also ideal in cosmetics, in fact perfect to eliminate the root of the problem for blemished skin, pimples or acne. Its astringent properties make it ideal for combating the effects of sunburn.
The lemon in short, is a real blessing not only at the table, it's a fruit with a thousand uses that it actually allows us to live better.