Lemon (Citrus limon) is a small evergreen tree grown for its edible fruit. They are used in a variety of foods and drinks.
The tree possesses large, oblong or oval, light green leaves and produces purple-white flowers in clusters. The lemon fruit is an ellipsoid berry surrounded by a green rind, which ripens to yellow, protecting soft yellow segmented pulp.
Lemon trees can reach 3–6 m (10–20 ft) in height and can live for many years.
It contains high levels of citric acid. The fruit, juice, and peel are used to make medicine.
•Antibacterial properties. This prevents your body from getting any infections.
•Lemon makes an excellent source of vitamin C, which makes the immune system stronger.
•The citric acid present in lemon is good for Kidneys. The citrate present in it may even help break up the small stones present in the Kidney.
•The antioxidants present in the lemons also help in reducing the dark patches and blemishes on your skin.
•Lemon has anti-inflammatory properties.