Lemon juice is generally preferred during summer as a refreshing drink. Lemon is quite popular as an active ingredient in many home remedies useful to cure the illness. It is widely used for skin treatment, to get healthy hair and sparkling white teeth.
Lemon is a rich source of antioxidant and nutrients which boost the proper functioning of our body. Lemon also plays an important role to stimulate the functions of liver and strengthen the immune system. It reduces the action of free radical in turn which prevents the development of ailments.
The most interesting fact which came up after recent studies provides that lemon rind consists of more nutrient as compared to its pulp. The essential oils and antioxidant compounds of lemon rind are beneficial to fight cancer.
Anticancer Therapy- Frozen Lemon
Lemon consist of antibiotic and antiviral properties which reduce the activities of microorganisms and thus fights the infection as well as prevents the disease. It is also scientifically proved that lemon can be actively used for the treatment of high blood pressure, nervous disorder, worms and parasites.
It added a colorful feather in the benefits of lemon with the recent research which provides the anticancer effects of lemon is more beneficial as compared to chemotherapy. The lemon treatment has a selective action which only destroy the cancer cells and leave the healthy cell intact. Thus, this treatment overcomes the disadvantage of chemotherapy. Lemon also develop an alkaline environment in the body and prevents the spread of cancer.
According to around 20 studies on the benefits of lemon for cancer provides that the anticancer properties of lemons are attributed to the compound ‘limonoids’. The compound works wonder against breast cancer. The citric acid found in lemon is up to 10,000 times more efficient than a drug called Adriamycin which is worldwide used for chemotherapeutic treatment against cancer.
Along with the breast cancer, limonoids compounds in lemon are highly beneficial for the treatment of:
- colorectal cancer,
- prostate cancer,
- pancreatic cancer,
- neuroblastoma and
- liver cancer.
How to Use Frozen Lemon Remedy?
As the rind of lemon is more beneficial than the lemon juice, the intake of whole lemons is recommended for treatment of cancer. The best way to consume the whole lemon is in the frozen form.
Let’s see how you can use the frozen lemon remedy for cancer treatment. Follow the given steps
- First clean the lemon carefully. Wash the lemon with apple cider vinegar or combination of lemon water with baking soda to ensure that lemon are properly cleaned.
- Now, put the whole clean lemon in a freezer.
- Once the lemon is properly frozen, take it out and grate it whole (along with rind and pulp).
- Just add the powder of grated frozen lemon in different drinks as well as in meals to take advantage of benefits of lemon.
The consumption of lemon juice is also beneficial for health but in case of cancer treatment the regular intake of the lemon rind is more effective.
The lemon rind is a rich source of antioxidants and limonoids which are responsible for reducing and eliminating the malignant tumors.
The 22 anticancer agents found in a whole lemon as per recent research includes-
- Citrus pectin
- Vitamin C
- Flavonol glycosides
How Efficiently Whole Lemon Works on Cancer?
You will be surprised to know that a regular consumption of the whole lemon can reduce some types of cancers by up to 50%, according to the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) recent research.
The 150g consumption of citrus per week is recommended to prevent cancer. Isn’t it wonderful that a whole lemon can reduce life-threatening cancer. Pass on this wisdom to the victim of cancer and let’s strive for cancer-free society.