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Handy Hints for Lemons

Lemons are used to put into tea, squeeze over fish, and zest into salad dressings. But did you know there are about a hundred more uses for this little fruit?Handy tips for lemons

  • Strengthen finger nails – Soak your fingers in lemon juice for 10 minutes, rinse with warm water. This helps strengthen and brighten the nails.
  • Soften calluses – rub feet, hells and elbows with half of a lemon
  • Curb appetite – Mix 2 tablespoons lemon juice with 1 tablespoon safflower oil. Take before each meal.
  • Cold sore – dab a little lemon juice on the sore. It acts as an astringent and promotes healing
  • Hiccups – cut off a small slice of lemon (without peel). Place it under your tongue and suck once. Hold the juice for 10 seconds, then swallow the juice.

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