Lemon and water are practical to use for a wide variety of applications. The benefits of lemons and water for disinfectants, cleansers, weight loss and other health aids are many.
Lemons originated in India. Lemon trees are believed to have first been planted in the United States by Christopher Columbus in 1493. Lemon trees are prolific in the world now, with Italy leading in lemon production.
Lemon trees are a citrus fruit, and grow best in warm to hot tropical climates. Lemon trees are most common in the United States in Florida, California and Hawaii.
According to Greenlivingtips.com, lemon and water make a healthy drink loaded with vitamins and minerals; a cleanser for the home and the body; a weight loss aid; and an insecticide.
Effects include eating less, ridding the body of toxins and producing overall improved health and well-being. Longevity and weight loss have also been noted.
Price is a key benefit of lemons. Using lemons in place of synthetic products is cost effective and is a healthy alternative as a cleanser. Lemons and water are inexpensive to use as shampoo and dish detergent.