Top 20 Home Remedies Using Lemons

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There is one thing in your grocery store that has more uses than any other single item: lemons. From treating various health conditions to keeping your home smelling fresh and clean, the list of what these babies can do is pretty impressive. Here’s our top 20:

1. Relieve nausea with hot lemon water.
2. Ease flu and fever symptoms with lemon water sweetened with honey.
3. Rehydrate with cold lemon water after a good workout.
4. Gargle with lemon water and salt to relieve tonsillitis, a sore throat, or to strengthen gums.

Drink lemon water daily to:

5. Lower LDL cholesterol
6. Help prevent diabetes
7. Help prevent heart disease
8. Help fight the development of cancerous cells
9. Perk up in the morning in place of caffeine
10. Help relieve constipation
11. Help relieve canker sores
12. Help reduce allergies
13. Help eliminate chest congestion
14. Promote weight loss
15. Freshen breath

Apply topically to:

16. Mix with oil and honey to soothe bug bites.
17. Stop a nosebleed by soaking cotton balls in lemon juice and holding them against your nose.
18. Clear up age spots, acne, and even wrinkles by applying lemon juice as a toner directly to the skin.
19. Tape a slice of lemon to corns or calluses and leave overnight for easy removal.

20. And, of course, we’d be remised if we didn’t mention lemonade. Juice 10 lemons into a gallon pitcher, fill the rest of the way with water, and stir in sugar to taste.  Lemonade is sure to remedy your thirst any hot summer day. Enjoy!