In addition to enhancing the tangy taste to various delicacies, there are various other ways lemons can be used.
Cleanse and boost your system: A cup of warm lemon water first thing in the morning acts as the perfect body cleanser. Specifically because lemon is a diuretic and flushes out toxins from the body. Not only that, lemons are also believed to boost your immune system.
Digestive aid: Lemon with water pushes the liver to produce bile acid, which is required for digestion. Moreover, they aid in moving toxins from the digestive tract.
Mosquito repellant: Using it as a mosquito repellant, strange isn't it, but is an extremely simple process. You just need half a lemon, stuff it with sufficient amount of cloves and there you go. Now you are all set to drive away the nagging mosquitoes.
Home freshener: Lemons, if mixed with rosemary and vanilla makes for a great way to freshen up your home.
Keep apples fresh: Lemons when added to cut apples and avocados will keep it fresh, such that it doesn't get brown.
Sanitize your cooking boards: Use lemon to clean your chopping board to reduce the microbial count and make it ready and hygienic for the next batch of vegetables to be chopped.
Make them last long: When you get your next batch of lemons, don't forget to store them in a glass container filled with water. It will stay fresh for a longer period of time.
By Ritomaitree Sarkar