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Benefits Of Eating Lemon Skin
Flavor and nutrients: Apart from the flavor you derive, you also get some micronutrients (vitamins/minerals). Honey contains some sugar (fructose and glucose) and aloe vera has some carminative properties which may help soothe the GI tract. Of course, like all medicines, herbals have to be taken in moderation to prevent untoward effects. ...Read more
What are the benefits of drinking warm water with honey, lemon juice and coconut oil?
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Lemon Miracles!: Flushes out the toxins,excellent source of Vitamin C, contains pectin fiber is good for colon health,balances to maintain pH of the body,aids digestion & increases bile production,great source of Ca,Mg,P,K & citric acid. Prevents multiplication of pathogenic bacteriae,decreases joint inflammation.Prevents skin wrinkles,eye health,production of digestive juices. Google for coconut oil benefits ! ...Read more
VITAMIN A: It is loaded with beta carotene which is source of vit a.And minerals, vitamin c, k, magnesium, phosphorus and choline.If you drink too much it may cause carrrotnemia, in which your skin turns to a yellowish color, it is not dangerous but causes discoloration of your skin it is excellent for your liver, eyes, hair and skin if you drink in moderation. ...Read more
Jack fruit leaves: http://appealingheart.blogspot.com/2013/06/jackfruit-health-benefits-fruit-pulp.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Soothing or calming: The hot water will help to keep you hydrated, and thats probably the only health benefit. ...Read more
Read the label: The label probably touts the benefits directly, but it is hard to say there is any benefit. Coconut oil can be part of a healthy diet but consuming it as a supplement is difficult to justify. I am sure there is someone willing to profess otherwise and sell you a supply. Save your money. ...Read more
Olive oil: Olive oil has a number of purported benefits to include action as an anti-inflammatory, cholesterol lowerer, anttioxidant, and calcium absorber among many others. Not all have been demonstrated in rigorous studies, and appropriate dosing for benefits has not been established. ...Read more
Are essential oils safe to ingest? A drop of lemon oil (Oshadhi Lemon yellow) in a glass of water for gerd.
Bitter gourd: The claim is that this lowers blood sugars and is good for diabetics. I know of no scientific evidence to support this claim, but if you want to try it, it should not be harmful except to your wallet. ...Read more
Snails: http://www.livestrong.com/article/423272-are-snails-healthy-to-eat/Get a more detailed answer ›
Olive oil is great: Olive oil is an omega 9 fat and is extremely healthy. Its regular use in a mediterrean diet has been shown to decrease heart disease, diabetes, and decrease inflammation. Lemon pepper is basically lemon juice spiced with pepper to help add flavor. It has not been associated with true medical benefits and the detox programs using it are not studied. I think its great to add for taste though. ...Read more
No best drink: There is nothing except diet and exercise tht really works. The body sees food as protein, carbohydrate, fat, and minerals. It responds to increase total calories with weight gain and with a decreasein calories with weight loss. The is a significant genetic component to the problem also. The is a new oral diet pill that is showing promise. But it is too early to know yet. ...Read more
Is it true drinking a combination of lemon juice, ginger juice, garlic juice & apple cider vinegar, mix with honey will reduce cholesterol?
Antioxidants : Citrus is a rich source of antioxidant phytonutrients including flavanones, anthocyanins, limonin & polyphenols. Citrus reduces risk of heart disease, cancer, kidney stones, ulcers & arthritis. I advise the whole fruit though juice is ok if fresh-squeezed. The peels have great benefits too! see http://www.Whfoods.Com/foodstoc.Php and click on oranges, grapefruit & lemon/limes for details! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was wondering if it's true that lemon lightens your skin? If so, is it wise to put it on the sensative areas of your skin?
No: Lemon and limes can cause an irritant reaction, especially with sun exposure. Lemon does not lighten you skin. Sun protection with sunscreens will reduce pigment production. Thus far, all "bleaching" agents on the market simply reduce pigment production so your skin can metabolize the existing pigment, which takes time. ...Read more
Doctors what do you think about applying lemons directly on the face once a week is it good and healthy and remove dead skin like mosr people say ?
Squeeze lemon on fis: Lemon is a good food. There is no benefit, but no harm, in application to the face. ...Read more
I have used lemons to clear some dark zones but mu skin has made a reaction that stays a long time esp in bikini area a itch,flake ,redness than dark ?
Phytophotodermatitis: If your skin was exposed to sun with lemon juice on it you might have a condition called phytophotodermatitis. It is inflammation caused by a chemical reaction when substances in citrus is exposed to sun. It can blister, get red and then become dark. To calm it down in the beginning you can use steroid cream (see your doctor) and to clear up to dark spots you can use hydroquinone (also see your dr ...Read more
No: There are no over-the-counter ways to lighten skin color. ...Read more
Is it true drinking lemon water is good for your insides & skin? If so how much do you recommend drinking?
Myths: There is no specific health benefits to this common practice. It is a false myth. ...Read more
I was told to treat my blemished skin with antioxidents does that mean apply something like a lemon to my skin?
No: Lemon would not remove your blemish if its as a result of hyperpigmentation. Assuming your blemish is not as a result of a dermatological infection or malignancy, your best bet is to use a cream or lotion that contains some hydroquinone. You should be able to get the 2% strength or lower over the counter from your pharmacist. Stronger formulations require a doctor's prescription. Good luck! ...Read more
HiDoc i need a little help i used to have a pretty fair skin,but now due to the sun ive gone tan&ive heard lemon potato honey does da trick is it true?
Darker Skin: If you want a safe bleaching cream, you can try Meladerm. ...Read more
Myths: Nope. This is a false myth with no truth to it. ...Read more
Lemon juice: has been used to lighten skin.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: That's making it too complicated. Phone your physician, ask whether you can safely to it yourself with a pair of scissors or a thread tied around the base, or whether you want to be seen. ...Read more
I'm 31 and have dark skin where my beard grows from years of shaving. Is there any way of lightening my skin? I hear something about lemons helping.
Dark Skin Treatment: There are a number of topical agents that can help with hyperpigmentation (darkening of the skin). Glycolic acid, tretinoin, hydroquinone, low strenght steroids, vitamin c, and Azelaic Acid are all commonly used. Chemical peeling agents are also used-- often with salicylic acid, glycolci acid or jessner's solution. I have never used lemons, but they do contain alpha-hydroxy acids- so who knows! ...Read more
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