We often take our sense of smell for granted. Without it, our sense of taste would be severely hampered. We now know that the odors of certain plants translate to measurable physiologic response – hence the use of aromatherapy.
Lemons have been counted in as the most beneficial fruits ever and for a good reason. Aside from being totally nutritive and healthy, they bring along other benefits that could surprise you.
With its high vitamin C content, vitamins A and B complex, minerals calcium, potassium, magnesium, copper, manganese, and powerful antioxidants, we are drawn to lemons for their look, smell, taste, and all the nutrition they provide.
Therefore, the lemon aroma in your home will help you treat anxiety, depression and will make you feel positive. Everyone loves the lemon smell. Due to that, many restaurants in the world have lemon trees inside so that guests can feel the fresh aroma and relax.
Cutting lemons and leaving them in your room overnight will help alleviate breathing problems (asthma, colds or allergies). The following morning, your throat and air passages will feel clear and healthy.
Other benefits of lemon aromatherapy
- Reduces nausea and vomiting
- Improves cognitive performance
- Eases and prevents asthma
- Kills bacteria that cause staph, strep, and pneumonia
- Eases bronchitis
- Freshens air without harsh chemicals that can cause respiratory and skin problems and hormone disruption
- Pain relief
- Inhibits liver cancer growth
- Insect repellant
- Brightens and deodorizes laundry
Lemons are so powerful that they can easily treat numerous diseases, such as arthritis, indigestion, and rheumatism. You can prepare yourself a simple lemonade, consume it on a daily basis and get rid of toxins and kidney stones in no time.
Furthermore, you could also treat other more severe diseases like cholera and malaria. This is due to the fact that lemons are natural blood cleanser and purifier.
Lemons neutralize chemicals very quickly, so feel free to use their juice as an air refresher and kill bacteria of all sorts. Just slice a few lemons and leave them in your room overnight. That will do the trick for less money and less toxins as well.
These amazing fruits allow the lungs to work better and ease the breathing. If you are dealing with asthma, colds or allergies, make sure to inhale the smell of lemon at all times. If you do this at night, the following morning, your throat will be cleansed and your air passages clear and healthy.
Lemons are mostly a part of our everyday nutrition, but keep in mind that there is more to this glorious fruit that can make your life easier, healthier and brighter.