Lemon

Citrus limonum

Part of Plant: Fruit

Essential Constituents: Vitamin C, Limonene

Properties: Antiviral, Antioxidant, Antibacterial, Astringent

Organ System(s): Nervous

Immune System: Lemons have important molecules, limonene and Vitamin C, that help protect the body against various strains of virus and bacteria.

Use: Herba Tea, Supplements, Extracts, Essential Oils

Quick Summary

Lemon is a multifaceted herb that is commonly used in powerful cleaning products, but this fruit is abundant in Vitamin C, which is known to prevent and kill various strains of virus’ and provide effective astringent effects on the body. Companies use the antibacterial molecule, limonene, to produce synthetic cleaning products.

Lemon has a bitter and sour taste.

Precautions: Consult with a healthcare professional before using these herbal products, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

The information on this site is for educational purposes only. These herbs are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. The products on this site have not been validated by the Food and Drug Administration.

Prevention is key!