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Lemon Fruit Nutrition Facts Health Benefits

Lemon Fruit

Lemon Fruit has many health benefits like good digestion, dental care, recovery from fever,  glowing skin, prevention of hair fall,  relaxation of feet, prevention of cancer and weight loss. Lemon fruit belongs to Rutaceae family. Other fruits like orange, Tangelo, Tangerine, Pomelo and Kumquat  belong to same family. Scientific name of Lemon is Citrus Limon. It is small and yellow color and it is juicy, acidic and strongly sour in taste. Lemon has many nourishing substances like vitamin A, vitamin C, Vitamin E, vitamin B6, magnesium, iron, copper, calcium, phosphorus, potassium and protein. Both lemon water and lemon juice give health benefits. Many people use lemon as washing / bleaching agent as it can remove stains. Lemon juice is used in soups, sauces, drinks, chicken, fish and salads. India, Argentina, Brazil, China, and Mexico are the major producers of lemon in the world.

Varieties Of Lemons:

Varieties of lemons are Meyer, Lisbon, Eureka, Interdonato, Femmjnello, Verna, kutdiken and fine.

What Are The Nutritional Facts Of Lemon Fruit?

Lemons is packed with vitamins, minerals and proteins. Here we list below the nutrition value per 100 grams (3.5 Oz) and percentage of RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowance).


Thiamine (B1)                       (3%) 0.03 mg

Riboflavin (B2)                      (2%) 0.02 mg

Niacin (B3)                             (1%) 0.2 mg

Pantothenic acid (B5)           (4%) 0.217 mg

Vitamin B6                             (4%) 0.046 mg

Folate (B9)                             (2%) 8 μg

Vitamin C                                (35%) 29.1 mg


Calcium                                   (3%) 33 mg

Iron                                         (5%) 0.6 mg

Magnesium                            (2%) 6 mg

Phosphorus                           (3%) 18 mg

Potassium                              (2%) 102 mg


Lemon contains 1.1g of protein.


Lemon contains 0.3g of fat.


Lemon contains 9.32 g of carbohydrates.

Dietary Fiber:

2.8 g of fiber presence in the lemon.

Health Benefits Of Lemon Water And Lemon Juice:

1. Aids Digestion:

Lemon water and lemon juice help to cure indigestion problems. Lemon juice acts as blood purifier and a cleansing agent. Lukewarm lemon water, if taken early in the morning, may help to flush the digestive system.

2. Dental Care or Oral Care:

Lemon juice helps to remove gum bleeding, toothache and bad breath. Use one drop of lemon juice in toothpaste; it may help to remove dental plaque. Lemon water also helps to give fresh breath and prevents dry mouth.

3. Beautiful Skin And Hair Care:

Lemon juice is a natural antiseptic medicine and it helps to remove blackheads, wrinkles, reduces the pain of sunburns and acne. Drinking lemon juice mixed with honey and water gives a healthy and beautiful skin. Apply lemon juice to the scalp; it helps to prevent dandruff, hair fall and other hair problems.

4. Recovery From Fever:

Lemon has antibacterial properties and is a  good source of vitamin C which is essential for strengthening the immune system. It gives relief from cold, flu, cholera malaria and throat infections.

5. Stems Internal Bleeding:

Lemon has coagulant and antiseptic properties; apply lemon juice to a small cotton ball and keep it in nose to stop nose bleeds.

6. Weight Loss:

Lemon is good source of fiber. So, you feel full for longtime. Drink lemon juice mixed with warm water and honey helps to lose weight. Drinking more lemon water also promotes hydration in summer season.

7. Prevents Kidney Stones:

Lemon contains more citric acid. Drinking  lemon water  helps to remove stones and reduces risk of  formation of new stones.

Lemon Fruit

8. Foot Relaxation:

Lemon is an antiseptic and aromatic agent. Add lemon juice in warm water soaking your feet in the warm water, it gives foot and muscle relaxation.

9. Prevents Cancer:

Lemon fruit is rich in flavonoid compounds which help fight against different types of cancers. Regular consumption of lemon juice prevents cancerous cells.

Read and Understand:

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