Lemon is one really healthy fruit. It contains high amounts of vitamins and minerals. It is also packed with vitamin C that works as antioxidant and protects the body from harmful effects of free radicals that can damage healthy cells. Lemon can also work as anti-inflammatory agent and also strengthen the immune system as well as improve body detoxification.
Lemon is also rich in flavonoids, pectin, folic acid, vitamin A, B1, B6, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and manganese.
Lemon has very positive effect on the digestive organs, liver, cardiovascular system, nervous system, and the immune system. Everyone has felt the amazing benefits of regular use of lemon water and lemon is also included in many natural remedies of folk medicine as one of the healthiest fruits.
But a lot of people use just lemon and they throw away the peels, or just use it as addition for sweets or meal preparation. Lemon peels can actually work as amazing natural remedy on its own, because they are rich in alkaline minerals with alkaline effects on the organism.
Alternative medicine uses lemon peels as a remedy for high body temperature. It is rich in essential oils that help blood vessels and nerves to relax and that way lower the pain.
HOW TO USE LEMON PEELS TO TREAT JOINT PAIN
Lemon can also help you reduce joint pain that is caused by arthritis. You don’t need synthetic pain killer medicines that cause addiction. Lemon peels are natural and effective for this kind of pain, you only need to prepare and use them right way.
Peel 3 organic lemons and place the peels in a glass jar. Pour over extra virgin olive oil to cover the peels. Close the jar. Leave the jar to rest for 14 days. After that the oil is ready for use. Apply the oil on the painful joints and cover with a gauze. Leave the compress overnight and then remove in the morning. Store the oil on dark place.
You can also mix lemon peels with some honey and cinnamon and prepare compress. Apply it on painful joint and leave it overnight.