by Organic Fruits (TH)
Lemons are acidic by nature but they are alkaline-forming on body fluids helping to restore balance to the body's pH. Lemons contain a significantly high amount of vitamin C, a primary antioxidant that helps protect cells from damaging free radicals and prevents infections. Vitamin C plays a vital role in the formation of collagen, the support system of the skin. Lemons are known to improve digestive health as it increases peristalsis in the bowels, helping to create a bowel movement thus eliminating waste and helping with regularity. Citric acid in lemon juice helps to dissolve gallstones, calcium deposits, and kidney stones. Due to its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, lemons are also sometimes used as cleaning agents.