Lemon first grew in Assam, a region in North-East India, Northern Burma or China. Lemons have vitamins C, B6, A, and E, folate, niacin thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, copper, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, phosphorous and protein.
Lemon juice helps to cure indigestion and constipation; it also acts as a blood purifier and cleansing agent. The juice can treat a person who is suffering from cold, flu or fever; it helps to break fever by increasing perspiration.
Study has shown that lemon juice has proven itself in treating the hair on a wide scale. The juice, when applied to the scalp, can treat problems like dandruff, hair loss and other related hair and scalp issues.
The juice can also relieve respiratory and breathing problems, such as asthma attack; the vitamin C content in it helps deal with more long-term respiratory disorders. It can also help treat cholera and malaria, because it acts as a blood purifier.
Lemon also helps to relax the foot, because of the aromatic and antiseptic agent, especially when lemon juice is added to warm water and the feet are dipped into the mixture, for instant relief and muscle relaxation.
Lemon juice has also been s a i d to have the ability to dissolve lumps on the skin, so it can be applied at the places where the skin has hardened up, like the soles of feet and the palms of your hands.