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Lemon (Citrus medica)


Rich in Vitamin C, Lemon is an old standby remedy for colds and flues.
It is decongestant, anti-inflammatory and generally boosts the immune system.
Nose irrigation with lemon juice cures nasal catarrh and runny noses (allergies).
As a gargle the juice is used to treat sore throats and hoarseness.
Lemon juice stimulates digestion.
As a diuretic it can be useful for cellulite and rheumatism.


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