Sicilian lemon

Summary

Antiseptic medicinal plant indicated mainly to prevent infectious diseases, it is generally used in juices or essential oil.

names

Portuguese name: lemon, Sicilian lemon
Latin name: Citrus x limon (L . ) Burm. f., 1768
French name: citron
English name: lemon
German name: Zitrone
Italian name: limone

Family

Rutaceae

Constituents

Vitamin C, essential oil, flavonoid, geraniol, limonoids, fiber (white part), organic acids

parts used

The fruit and the peel

Effects

Antiseptic, antioxidant, preventive (due to its high vitamin C content) against various infectious diseases (colds, etc.), diuretic.

Indications

Flu syndrome (use lemon juice or just lemon), sore throat (gargle with lemon), ulcers, scurvy, urinary stones .

Secundary effects

we do not know

contraindications

we do not know

Interactions

we do not know

Lemon-based preparations

– Lemon juice (to gargle)

– Lemon essential oil

– Lemon slices – Lemon poultice

– Infusion of bay leaf and lemon

Where does the lemon grow?

Lemon grows preferentially in warm countries, for example in Mediterranean countries. The lemon tree is a tree native to northern India. It reaches a height of between 5 and 10 meters. In Europe, flowering occurs from March to September.

Comments

– Lemon is a fruit very rich in vitamin C, it is estimated that it has twice as much vitamin C as orange. Lemon is helpful in preventing infectious diseases during winter such as sore throats. Consume for example in the form of juice.

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