Health & Wellness

Unexpected Things You Can Do With Lemons

Lemons are high in vitamin C and fiber and as such have many health benefits. They can support weight control, heart health, digestive health etc. But besides the many health benefits, there are many unexpected things you can do with lemons, and here you will find listed just some of them.  

Make Your Home Shine

Just a half of lemon can be used for cleaning different parts of your home. This chemical-free cleanser will not only make your home shine but will also leave a nice fresh odor behind. You can combine it with Epsom salt to clean a stainless sink or the bathtub. Also, the hard water stains and stubborn soap scum on the glass shower doors can be easily scrubbed off in the same way. Lemon can make your home shine even when it’s combined with vinegar or baking soda. And lemon peels can help you get rid of unwanted ants. Simply place some on window sills and door thresholds and in any cracks or holes where the ants could get in.

Use It As Part Of Your Beauty Routine

Besides using lemon for cleaning your home, you can also use it as part of your beauty routine. You can make many natural makeup products using lemon, that won’t cost you anything and will have the same effect on your skin like some expensive products will do. For instance, lemon can be used to lighten your skin and stop the occurrence of dark spots. You can also lighten your hair with lemon juice. And when making a homemade exfoliating scrub, you can also add lemon juice for super soft legs. As stated before lemon juice can go on in combo with baking soda too. Such mixture is often used for brightening nails, by simply applying the paste to the nails and massaging lightly.

So, when life gives you lemons, you don’t only make lemonade. You can use them in many different ways and the above are just some of the many possible, so hopefully, you will try to copy them.

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