We are always on the look out for all-natural alternatives to over-the-counter or prescription medication. It seems that we found one in lemon juice and olive oil. In today’s video, we will discuss the health benefits of mixing the two.
While you’re not going to cure major diseases when drinking olive oil and lemon juice, this mixture has been shown to reduce problematic symptoms and prevent complications. Now, let’s discuss:
1. Detox the Body
Lemon juice and olive oil are both known substances for detoxifying your body. They can rid your body of harmful toxins. They also help to clean your gallbladder and liver and help to protect them against damaging particles.
2. Relieves Constipation
Olive oil is a natural laxative that helps to keep your bowels moving and comfortable. Lemon juice is an anti-inflammatory and helps to relieve any swelling of the intestines and the abdominal wall. The mixture of the two does wonders for your stomach, as it keeps your bowels moving, relieves painful gas and reduces abdominal stress.
3. Benefits Hair, Skin and Nails
The mixture of olive oil and lemon juice helps to keep your nails moist and strong. The mixture can even be added directly to your cuticles to keep them healthy and reduce the chances of growing a hangnail. The lemon juice also fights germs and cleans your skin, so it also reduces or rids your scalp of dandruff.
This mixture can bring down high levels of bad cholesterol, while simultaneously increasing your good cholesterol. It can also help to keep your joints moving smoothly and minimizes stress on your joints and bones.
5. Helps with Circulation
Olive oil helps increase the blood flow throughout your body and prevents blood clots from forming. Along with consuming the olive oil and lemon juice mixture, you can even apply it directly to your skin to prevent and reduce the appearance of varicose veins.
6. Fights Abdominal Fat
While this mixture will not burn your fat, it can help you to remove excess weight. The mixture helps your body to digest fats better and increases your metabolism. The mixture contains fatty acids that are important to your body because they help to get rid of excess water weight and burn excess fat in your stomach.
7. Helps with Blood Pressure
Consuming some olive oil and lemon juice for breakfast will make sure your blood pressure stays stable and does not spike up. It will also help to make your heart rate more regular. This is because lemons and olive oil fight toxins and contains essential minerals.
8. Fights Premature Aging
Just one spoonful of this mixture everyday will keep your skin healthy and youthful. The mixture contains Vitamin E, which is essential in fighting wrinkles, arthritis and heart disease. The mixture also contains mono-saturated fats and essential minerals that help your organs and your digestive system to function properly.
So, now that you know the benefits of mixing olive oil and lemon juice, you are likely wondering how it is made. It is important that you do not take more than one spoonful of this mixture per day. If you do, you may experience some ill side effects.
½ tablespoon olive oil
½ tablespoon fresh lemon juice
What to do:
Mix the two ingredients together and consume one half hour before breakfast.
While you can use this mixture everyday, you will want to consume it at least three times per week to experience positive effects.
Are you going to try this mixture? Let us know what you think in our comment section.
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It sounds much better than drinking apple cider vinegar.I think if I need a remendy I would choose olive oil with lemon juice atleast it will keep you from getting overly hungary. Natural remendies are super but I feel it should be done skillfully, otherwise one remendy can conflict with your taste buds and make a mess of your meal planning.
Been seeing videos pop up saying that putting a whole lemon, two cups of water and two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil is stronger than chemo in killing cancer. Is there any truth to that at all?
Saw this idea and thought I would give it a go. It's been a month and have had good results. No constipation, skin is more vibrate, NO ill effects. Being in my mid 50's makes me more attuned to simply things that add to my health and longevity.
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