Lemon

Citrus Limon Fruit

Properties

Lemon is loaded with healthy vitamins so it is useful as both a food and as a home remedy for many disorders. Lemon is diminishes scars and age spots The discoloration caused by scars, certain skin disorders and age spots can be diminished by applying lemon juice to the discolored area. It may be helpful to apply at bedtime and leave the lemon juice on the skin overnight. Heals acne-Lemon has natural antibacterial properties that make it a good choice to help cure acne and prevent further breakouts. Using lemon on blackheads has been shown to reduce the frequency and severity of blackheads. If you leave lemon juice on the acne and blackheads overnight, be sure to wash it off in the morning. Exfoliates-Lemon juice is a natural exfoliant since the citric acid acts as a gentle "skin peel" that removes the top layer of dead skin cells. This will result in a smooth complexion when used regularly. Other benefits of using lemon on the skin may include brightening or lightening the skin, moisturizing and toning oily skin, and fighting wrinkles.

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