Lemon contains plenty of vitamin C, small amounts of some B vitamins and E. It also contains substantial quantities of magnesium, potassium, calcium and phosphorus, copper, zinc, iron and manganese. Vitamin C from lemon can be consumed easily from squeezing sour lemon on food. Lemon activates the immune system, is beneficial to the lining of the digestive tract and stomach, stimulates the pancreas and liver and relieves rheumatism and arthritis. Note: Lime juice can be used as substitute for lemon juice for its medicinal properties.
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