Working with Lemon
Lemon juice is taken internally for liver congestion, hyperacidity, hiccoughs, and obesity. Mixed in hot water, it is drunk for colds with fever and sore throat as well as dizziness. It combines well with sage tea and a teaspoon of honey for sore throats. Lemon juice may be applied externally for sunburn and warts. In traditional medicine lemons were used for scurvy, urinary gravel, and venous problems such as varicose veins and hemorrhoids.
Lemon has a taste of SOUR and a temperature of COOL.
Conditions treated with Lemon
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