5. Makes you feel less bloated
Feeling bloated? Have some lemon. It helps ease the bowel movements and makes you feel less bloated.
6. Relieves sore throat
Cold and sore throat are life’s most common ailments. A tried and tested solution to this has always been a cup of hot water with lemon and honey. The reason why this works is the citric acid content in the lemon which breaks up the mucus in your throat and reduces pain and inflammation. Lemon is also a natural antiseptic that can kill the bacteria in your throat.
7. Detoxes your body
If you’ve been on a drinking binge and feeling the after effects of that, drink some lemon water to help your body digest food more effectively and flush out all those toxins.
8. Clear Skin
The Vitamin C in lemons helps produce smoother and clearer skin. Drink at least 3 litres of water a day with a squeeze of lemon and you will have a model like skin.
9. Enhances metabolism
Looking for an easy way out to lose weight? Look no more. Studies show that lemon water can speed up your metabolism which means that your body can break down fats faster. Lemon also contains pectin which is a type of fibre which will leave you feeling full for longer periods of time.
So, what are you waiting for? Go and buy yourself some lemons already!!