From the very old days, lemon and honey have been used as a natural healing remedy in most cultures. Of course, some cultures didn’t have the magical citrus fruit growing on trees, but honey was available even some 40 million years ago when the first honey bees appeared on the planet Earth. Thus Baltic people used quince fruit instead of lemon. Moreover, imagine, there were no pharmacies or doctors round the corner a thousand years ago, but they had the Elders who prescribed one or the other healing remedy through a spiritual ceremony. There are many songs and stories about the superpowers of raw honey in the old Baltic culture.
For a very long time, health care experts have suggested that you replace your morning cup of coffee or tea with a mixture of warm water, honey and lime. The components of this drink are enriched with multiple nutrients-vitamins, minerals and amino acids which your body needs to function properly. Warm water too aids in digestion, relieves pain, enhances blood circulation as science also backs the benefits of warm honey water and lime;
Detoxification and weight loss - Honey and lemon combination keeps our bodies free from toxins and infectious bacteria. During our day to day lives a lot of toxins may enter our bodies through the chemicals, pesticides or even food surrounded by us. Thus the antibacterial properties of honey and the detoxifying properties from citric acid aids our bodies to remove all the unwanted toxins. Many wonder whether honey is fattening? However this combination speeds up the metabolism levels and increases the weight loss process by hydration.
Clears the skin from acne - Using a lemon and honey combination every morning is the most effective remedies in tackling acne and other skin issues. Lemon has oil managing properties, hence removing the excess oils from the skin. Citric acid present in lime works for skin exfoliation. It aids the reduction of worn out skin cells and accumulated debris that clog skin glands. Honey has antibacterial properties which aid in detoxification and fight against bad bacteria in your liver.
Aids Immunity - The anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial qualities of honey make it one of the most appreciated natural healing remedies for the immune system. Drinking regularly a glass of honey, water and lemon which is fortified with vitamin C will keep all the sickness, diseases and allergies in check.
Reduces Throat Infection - Honey has always been used in the Baltic culture to treat cough and sore throat symptoms. This remedy can also be seen very popular in Ayurveda. The anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties aid in fighting against infectious bacteria within your body. Honey also keeps the respiratory tract hydrated. While honey fights off the excess mucus, lemon helps to thin the congestion of mucus within our body and bring relief in our airways.
Replenishes Energy - The electrolytes of lemon and micro-elements within raw honey power up our bodies after excessive dehydration periods. This combination can help after the body had issues like diarrhea, vomiting, intoxication or starvation. Even after having too much alcohol or sports exercises, the glucose and fructose in honey may boost your recovery and feel energized and more active throughout the day.
Acts as a Water Regulator - Doctors often prescribe diuretics to heal edema and hypertension caused by excess amounts of fluids in the body. However honey and lemon can act as a natural healing remedy to remove the excess fluids by promoting the production of urine This effect also goes hand in hand with detoxification as the body can lose unwanted toxins. By healing edema or hypertension, we can remove the extra strain from the heart and normalize the blood pressure.
Strengthens hair growth - Hard to believe, but honey and lemon can be the best alternative to shampoo! Actually even better, because it all comes from natural sources. Using honey for hair, naturally moisturizes the scalp and leaves your hair smooth. While lemon prevents dandruff and hair loss.
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