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Citrus Limonum


Known as the lemon tree, is a small evergreen tree native to Asia. The lemon fruit that comes from the tree is known to be sour and is often used in cooking, and in aromatherapy.  
Citrus Limonum


Lemon, lemon tree




The lemon is a stimulant, expectorant, astringent, antiviral and antibacterial.


Common benefits from lemons include aiding in digestion, immune support, skin care benefits, and sometimes used to aid in weight management. Lemons can also alleviate coughs and sore throats.


    Lemons have many benefits and are used to support several bodily functions including the immune system due to the abundance of Vitamin C in the fruit. Vitamin C plays a crucial role in supporting the immune system by promoting the production and function of white blood cells, which are essential for fighting off infections. The citric acid in lemons also have antimicrobial properties that make it effective against certain bacteria and fungi, specifically in treating warts. Lastly, lemons are believed to have digestive benefits and can help stimulate the production of digestive juices.


    Lemons are a popular fruit and are used in a wide variety of dishes, beverages, and baking. When used for its medicinal benefits, lemons juices are often consumed in teas and in hot water.Lemon essential oil, extracted from the peel, is also used in aromatherapy. It is believed to have uplifting and refreshing effects, helping to reduce stress, and improve mood.


    Citrus limonum’s history is tied closely with a wide variety of citrus fruits and their cultivation. Dating back to ancient civilizations such as ancient China, lemons weregrown for both culinary and medicinal purposes.Over the centuries, lemons gained popularity due to their high vitamin C content which made lemons valuable in preventing and treating scurvy, a disease caused by vitamin C deficiency. Today, different lemon varieties have been developed through selective breeding to enhance desirable traits such as flavor, juiciness, and disease resistance. Some well-known lemon varieties include Eureka, Lisbon, and Meyer lemons.

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