Lowering stroke risk.cancer prevention.maintain a healthy complexion.preventing asthma increase iron absorption boosting the immune system weight loss.
a quarter cup of lemon juice contains 31 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C and 3 percent of folate and 2 percent of potassium all for around 13 calories.
A whole raw lemon contains 139 percent of the recommended daily vitamin C intake and has 22 calories.
it belongs to the family of citrus fruit and therefore it shares many of the characteristics of other species of citruses, as for instance the thick skin. The pulp is pale yellow, juicy and with an acid flavour; it is divided in gores. The skin is yellow and specially bright when it is ripen.It is used fresh for cooking, and its juice is used in the industry for processing foodstuffs. For the pharmaceutical industry it is the raw material for many medicine manufactures, and at home it is used in several homemade remedies