Lemon is one of the healthiest fruits on the Earth, full of essential nutrients and vitamins which support our overall health.

This fruit is full of Vitamins A, C, B1, B6, minerals, calcium, phosphorus, pectin, magnesium, folic acid, bioflavanoids and potassium

Beyond its food spicing and flavoring uses, the citrus product has also been extensively used for medicinal purposes for several centuries.

In a similar vein, many lemon compounds thwart colds and related infections, boost flu recovery, and impressively reinforce the immune system. Although the staple is acidic in nature, it’s actually alkaline in nature and will overcome unhealthy gastric acids to achieve normal pH levels.

Lemon positively affects the liver, stomach, intestines, immune system, cardiovascular and nervous system.

If you regularly eat lemon you can prevent diseases such as bronchitis, flu, colds, laryngitis, arthritis, bacterial infection, kidney and gallstones, high blood pressure. According to the latest research, lemon can even prevent cancer. But did you know that lemon can also be used as a coating in order to treat joints?

The use of lemons to relieve the joint pain is quite unpopular among people. Lemon peel consists of essential oils which help to relax the blood vessels. It also consists of anti-inflammatory properties which help to reduce the nerve and joint pain. Joint pain can be caused by injury affecting any of the ligaments, or tendons surrounding the joint. Injury can also affect the ligaments, cartilage, and bones within the joint. Pain is also a feature of joint inflammation(arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis) and infection, and extremely rarely it can be a cause of cancer of the joint. Pain within the joint is a common cause of shoulder painankle pain, and knee pain. Joint pain is also referred to as arthralgia. The sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)chlamydia and gonorrhea can lead to joint pain.

Here are two methods in which you can use the lemon peel to reduce the inflammation and pain in joints.

  1. Wrap Grated Lemon Peel

Ingredients

  • Lemon peel- 2 (from 2 medium sized lemons)

Take peel of 2 lemons and grate it careful. Only grate the yellow part of lemon peel and not the white one. Now, rub the peel directly on the affected part. Wrap it using a bandage. Leave the bandage on for 2 hours. Use this remedy twice a day to get rid of joint pain.

  1. Lemon Peels And Olive Oil

Ingredients

  • Lemon peel- 2 (from 2 medium sized lemons)
  • Olive oil

Place the peels of two lemons in a glass jar, and pour some olive oil over them. Close the jar and leave it to stand for 2 weeks. Afterward, the lemon oil will be ready for use. All you need to do is to pour some of it on gauze and place it on the affected area. Secure it with a bandage, and leave it to act during the night.

So go ahead and try out these easy and simple recipes. Lemon peels have proven themselves really effective to treat joint pain.

As always if you have severe symptoms contact you doctor.