Lemon is one of the herbs used in traditional medicine and has the following characteristics

It is a plant of the herbaceous family Verbenaceae, an evergreen shrub up to two meters high. Its leaves are simple, full, green, oval, pointed, and though the leaves are out of one spot, and if rubbed, the aroma of lemon arises. The flowers are very small and clustered in rug or purple and the color of the blue cup is purple
Originally from Lemon Chile, Peru lawyers were South American
Grows well in sunny, permeable and moist soil in Iran

Growth location

The lemon tree grows in the open air in northern Iran but should be kept in a greenhouse in the cold regions of Iran


It is used as a spice in domestic use

Other names

Levyceae, levyceae and lippia citriodora

Chemical compounds

The main constituent of lemon leaf constitutes 0.5% essential oil. It is lighter than water, light yellowish in color and lemon-like
It is used in perfumery

Essential oil compounds

A bitter substance - an essential oil of volatile oil called essential oil
Limonene, potassium

Leaf Properties

Anti-indigestion, analgesic and pain relievers
Crushed poultice of fresh leaf is useful for wound healing
To strengthen the nerves, calming and relaxing nerves
Fever and is useful for relieving muscle spasms and cramps
Used to relieve noise, sound and tinnitus
Antioxidants, physical and mental
It is appropriate to treat insomnia at night
Migraine treatment, unilateral headaches and symptoms of a cold
Anti-palpitations and tachyarrhythmia
(Memory Booster, Amnesia Reduction (Alzheimer's in the Elderly
Stomach and anti-asthma and shortness of breath
Anti-flatulence of the stomach and intestinal bloating, relieves heartache, abdominal pain and cramping
Reduces heat and fever in diseases and anticonvulsants
Lemon essential oil has antiseptic, bactericidal and germicidal properties
It can be used to treat vertigo or vertigo
Drinking one or two cups of it a day before meals is helpful to help eliminate jaundice

How to make lemon tea and use for treatment

Spoon a teaspoon of dried leaves into a half-liter boiling water and bake for 15 minutes, then smooth and serve one cup at a time, 3-4 times a day for three weeks instead of tea
Lemon leaves and essential oils should be kept away from light, in a cool, closed place
The products available on the market include Veron Tea

Avoidance and harms

Excessive consumption of lemons should be avoided in patients with renal failure and during pregnancy and lactation
Topical use of lemons may cause skin allergies
Eating it without a gun may cause hernias


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