Lemon is one of the oldest cultivated fruits. His homeland is considered to be Burma and northern India. Today the lemon grows in a subtropical climate almost everywhere.
Nutritive properties of lemon:
has significant in its indicators, medical and therapeutic properties. Although lemon is a very sour fruit, it has the opposite effect on the stomach - it reduces acidity. Lemon juice and peel have an antiseptic effect. A lemon tree leaves are used to relieve heat.
Lemon also contains pectin, essential oils, terperin and bioflavonoids, which strengthen the walls of the capillaries. Essential oils stimulate the circulation of lymph in the body. Lemon also stimulates the production of enzymes and digestive juices in the mucous membrane of the stomach, which leads to an increase in the body's absorption of iron and calcium.

List of vitamins:

Systemic thiamine deficiency is a causal factor in the development of a number of serious disorders, the leading place in which the lesions of the nervous system occupy. The complex of consequences of thiamine deficiency is known as the beriberi disease.

Vitamin B2 is necessary for the formation of erythrocytes, antibodies, for the regulation of growth and reproductive functions in the body. It is also necessary for the health of the skin, nails, hair growth and in general for the health of the whole organism, including the function of the thyroid gland.

Vitamin B3 dilates the small blood vessels (including the brain), improves microcirculation, has a weak anticoagulant effect, increasing the fibrinolytic activity of the blood. It has detoxification properties.

Vitamin B5 is required for the exchange of fats, carbohydrates, amino acids, the synthesis of vital fatty acids, cholesterol, histamine, acetylcholine, hemoglobin. In large quantities is in garlic.

Vitamin B6 is found in many products. Especially a lot of it is contained in the grain sprouts, walnuts and hazelnuts, spinach, potatoes and carrots, color and cabbage, tomatoes, strawberries, cherries, oranges and lemons, avocados.

Vitamin B9 is essential for the growth and development of the circulatory and immune systems. This vitamin is necessary for the creation and maintenance of healthy cells in a healthy state, so its presence is especially important during periods of rapid development of the body and in early childhood.

Vitamin C is used as a restorative and stimulating immune system for various diseases (colds, oncological, etc.), and also prophylactically with insufficient intake of food, for example, in the winter-spring period.