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Lemons are prized for their high vitamin C content; which maintains proper defense processes in the body. They are also abundant in critical minerals such as calcium and magnesium; which provide reinforced bones.
Furthermore, lemon extracts are used to make a calming and refreshing tea, which is utilized to calm the nerves when agitated or exhausted.
Lemon Tea Recipe:
1 lemon, juice extracted
A few pieces of ginger
1 ½ cups of water
3 tsp jaggery
2 thin lemon slices, to garnish
In a container, boil the water on high flame.
Lower the flame and add the lemon juice, ginger and jaggery.
Keep stirring to obtain a finely blended mix.
Strain the lemon tea with a filter, garnish with the lemon wedges by the side and serve it piping hot.
Lemon is abundant in vitamin C to boost immunity, folate to improve reproductive health and potassium which regulates the electrolyte balance in the body. Ginger is rich in gingerol, a plant antioxidant that eliminates toxic free radicals and also promotes digestion. Jaggery is an iron-rich food that is essential for the production and transport of healthy red blood cells in the body.
The powerful health advantages of lemon tea are:-
The Body Is Detoxified
Lemons have a high citric acid concentration, which aids in liver purification. Consuming lemon tea on an empty stomach in the morning aids in the removal of all wastes and toxins collected in the liver, therefore totally detoxifying the body.
Improves Digestive Function
Lemon tea includes a tiny amount of carbs in the form of simple sugars and dietary fibre. These fibers work by slowing the digestion of simple carbohydrates, improving intestinal health and regulating metabolism. Drinking a cup of lemon tea after a big meal aids digestion greatly.
Combats Infectious Diseases
While suffering from a cough and cold, infusing a touch of honey into lemon tea and drinking it after each meal helps to ease symptoms of discomfort such as body ache and phlegm. The antioxidants in lemon extracts can also effectively reduce chest congestion, assisting in the rapid recovery from infectious illnesses, particularly during the monsoon season.
Improves Skin Wellness
Lemon tea contains astringent characteristics that help to eliminate dead skin cells and renew your skin. Furthermore, it has anti-inflammatory properties that successfully battle acne, pimples and eczema while also supporting general skin health.
Encourages Heart Health
Plant flavonoids found in lemons, such as hesperidin and diosmin, have cholesterol-lowering properties. Furthermore, drinking a cup of warm lemon tea every evening can help to avoid the onset of cardiac diseases and strokes, as well as greatly improve heart health.
Gum Inflammation Treatment
Lemon tea's naturally high vitamin C and citric acid content, along with the pain-relieving and calming properties of a warm glass of lemon tea make it a good home treatment for swollen gums.
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