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Lemon Juice Recipes


   Lemons are oval in shape and light yellow in color with thick, rough skin. When ripe it has pale yellow pulp, abundant juice and a small number of seeds. When purchasing, choose smooth-skinned lemons that are heavy for their size. You should store lemons in the refrigerator, but remove them prior to juicing.
   Lemons are rich in many food ingredients, particularly citric acid. Lemons are widely used in medicine due to their citric acid and Vitamin C content. They are highly valued for their juice, which is often used as an accessory food. Lemon juice increases the flavor and improves the taste of various dishes. Additionally, lemon juice poured over other fruits prevents discoloration of the flesh when exposed to air.
   Due to lemon juice's high content of vitamin C, it helps strengthen the gums and teeth. It is also very effective for preventing and curing acute inflammations of the gum margins, pyorrhea, dental caries and other oral diseases.
   Lemons are highly beneficial in the treatment of throat disorders such as catarrh, choking sensation and itching sensitivities. A ripe unpeeled lemon should be roasted slowly until it begins to crack open. Then one teaspoonful of the juice with a little honey should be taken once every hour. It should be sipped slowly.
   Lemon juice stimulates the flow of saliva and gastric juice and is regarded as an excellent digestive agent. It destroys intestinal worms and eliminates the gases formed in the digestive tract. It is highly beneficial in the treatment of several digestive problems like dyspepsia, constipation and biliousness. Drinking fresh lemon juice with water easily relieves heartburn.
   Lemon juice makes an effective thirst-quenching drink when you are suffering from pox, measles, scarlet and other fevers. These fevers cause you to have an extreme thirst and very hot and dry skin.
   Although lemon juice can be sour in taste, its reaction in the body is alkaline. This causes it to be valuable in the treatment of rheumatic affections such as gout, rheumatism, sciatica, lumbago, and pain in hip joints, which results from too much acid in the body. A sufficient intake of lemon juice prevents the deposit of uric acid in the tissues and thus reduces the possibility of an attack of gout.
   For a bad cold, juice two lemons and combine with 500ml of boiling water, sweeten with honey, and take at bedtime.
   The lemon is a rich source of vitamin P, found both in the juice and peel of the fruit. Vitamin P is essential for controlling hemorrhage in a variety of conditions and for preventing capillary fragility. It is regarded as a valuable food medicine in high blood pressure and arterio-sclerosis. It strengthens the entire arterial system and is of value in many circulatory disorders and heart weakness.
   Lemons contain wonderful anticholera properties, and such can kill cholera bacilli within a very short time. It is very effective for this purpose when freshly juiced.
   A wonderful way to comfort your sore feet is to soak them in hot water, and then rub them with fresh lemon juice. The benefit here is in the contrasting actions of the hot water, which opens the pores and the lemon juice which presents a cooling, astringent action. This treatment is also said to promote healthy sleep, owing to its relaxing action on the foot nerves.
Carrot Lemon Juice

6 Fresh Carrots
1 Lemon
Cut all Ingredients into sections. Juice the Pineapple and the carrots. Mix.
Cucumber Tomato Parsley Lemon Juice

1 cucumber
3 tomatoes
1 small bunch fresh parsley
1/2 lemon
Process the ingredients through your home juicer.
Delicious Fruit Juice

1/2 pineapple
1/2 slice lemon
1/2 cup fresh cranberries
3 tablespoons raw sugar
Peel the pineapple and juice everything in the order given in the ingredient list. If you'd like, add the sugar to the juice and stir.
Lemon and Lime Juice

1/2 peeled lemon
1/2 peeled lime
Ice cold water
Juice the lemon and lime. Serve over ice.
Lemon Juice

Juice lemons at room temperature to yield more juice. If your lemons have been refrigerated, heat them individually on high in the microwave for 20-40 seconds. Then roll the lemon firmly on the countertop soften it.
Lemon-Lime Ginger Ale Juice

Handful of grapes
1 apple, cored and sliced
½ inch fresh ginger (less if you find the taste too strong)
1/2 lime
1/4 lemon
Sparkling mineral water
Remove the grapes from the stem. Juice the apple and ginger together, then juice the rest of the fruit. Pour the juice in a large glass and fill to the top with sparkling water and serve with ice.
Liver Cleanse Juice

2 Pink Grapefruits
1 Lemon
1 Lime
1 Tbsp Olive Oil
Peel and cut the pink grapefruits, lemon and lime into segments and juice.
Honey Soother Juice

4 Mandarins
½ lemon
1 tbsp honey
Peel lemon and cut all of the fruit into sections. Juice the fruit, and add the honey after.
Melonade Juice

1 lemon
¼ watermelon
Peel the lemon and cut the rind off of the watermelon. Cut both into pieces and juice.
Papaya Lemon Juice

Juice 1/2 lemon
1 c. cubed papaya
1/2 c. plain nonfat yogurt
1 or 2 tbsp. pure maple syrup
1/2 c. crushed ice
1 tbsp. yeast flakes, optional
Place everything into a powerful blender and puree.


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