Wellness & Natural Food

How to cleanse the body with lemon

Written by Veronica Lavenia

Purifying your body inside is the first rule for a healthy and bright appearance. Purifying also helps strengthen the immune system.

Nature offers great ideas to create recipes useful for purifying and revitalizing the body. Among all, lemon is one of the most precious sources for our well-being. It has antioxidant properties, thanks to its high content of vitamin C that helps prevent cell aging. It promotes digestion as it stimulates the production of gastric juices responsible for the digestive process. Lemon purifies the body, promoting the elimination of waste. It counteracts the formation of calculations, due to the presence of citric acid. It also plays an antibacterial and disinfectant action. Lowers cholesterol levels. It increases the immune defenses, thanks to the high content of vitamin C, useful against cold and flu. It decreased uric acid levels due to the presence of ascorbic acid.

  • The juice of a lemon and warm water is a simple remedy and one of the oldest to reactivate the body as soon as you wake up and enjoy all the benefits of this precious citrus fruit.
  • Chopped parsley and lemon juice are a natural diuretic with highly purifying properties. This combination is also successful in strengthening the immune system.
  • Lemon juice and grapefruit together also help you lose weight. To reduce the acidity, you can add one or two drops of honey.
  • Lemon juice and a teaspoon of ginger powder, diluted in half a glass of water, activate the metabolism, help and purify the liver.
  • The juice of a lemon combined with pineapple juice purifies the blood, reduces abdominal swelling, improves digestion and fights cellulite.

PH: Veronica Lavenia

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About the author

Veronica Lavenia

PhD (former University academic).
Italian based writer and magazine contributor.
Authors of six books (five cookbooks), some of her works have appeared in the most popular International food magazine, as "Vegetarian Living"; "Veggie Magazine"; "Lifestyle FOOD"; "Australian Good Food & Travel Guide; "Chickpea"; "Gluten free Heaven";" TML", among others.
EVOO Communicator.
Founder of #evoostories and #storiedievo at @veronicalavenia_
Columnist for "The Wolf Post ("EVOO Stories; Food & Wellness; books reviews).