Lemons are the most abundant fruit on the globe with a rich source of nutrients. They origin in Central Asia. According to records, the oldest Mediterranean sailors used it to protect the health of the crew and for preservation of sauerkraut. Due to the content of essential oils lemon juice contributes to clean and rejuvenate the body.
Health Benefits: Lemon juice helps deoxygenate body, purifies the blood, strengthens the immune system, liver, gallbladder and immunity of the whole organism. It stimulates collagen production, has antioxidant properties that act preventively against cancerous growths, aids in digestion, weight loss and anti-varicose veins. Improves skin clarity, reduces blood pressure, prevents clots. It has antibacterial effect whilst removing the settled salt from the body, and reduces hair loss.
Vitamins and Minerals: Provitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C from minerals it’s primarily calcium, magnesium, iron, sodium, potassium, manganese, copper, zinc, phosphorus and sulfur.
Nutritional values in 100 grams: Fat: 0,5 g, Protein: 1 g, Fiber 4 g and Carbohydrate 10 g. Energetic value is 185 kJ.
Country of origin: Italy