This fruit is rich in vitamin C which strengthens the immunologic system helping to prevent and cure colds and throat aches. It also contains high doses of potassium, magnesium and calcium. Lemon is very beneficial for the blood circulation; it decreases the cholesterol and the hypertension. Some healing properties have been recognized as it can stimulate the pancreas and liver functions.
This is the citrus fruit par excellence to heal and prevent colds and throat aches, since – just like lemon – strengthens the immunologic system thanks to its content of Vitamins A and C. It also has a low caloric and saturated fat contents which make it a sane and fresh food and in addition, a good source of fiber and minerals such as potassium, magnesium and phosphorus.