Hindi Name: Nimbu Ka Ras
The juice extracted by crushing the pulp of lemon fruit. Lemon juice is most commonly used in a drink called lemonade which is made by using lemon juice, water and sugar. The juice is most widely used for various culinary and non-culinary purposes all over the world. The concentration of acidic content in the juice varies on variety of the fruit.
Lemon juice is majorly used as an ingredient for its distinctive taste. Lemonade is a flavoured drink prepared from lemon juice, water, salt and sugar. In the United Kingdom, lemon juice is frequently added to pancakes.
Apart from its culinary benefits, lemon juice also acts as an excellent cleaning agent.
Lemon juice is most commonly recommended for dehydration. It gives instant relief for people feeling weak and dizzy. It is also used to prevent several infections and it helps to cure flu and cold. It helps to prevent kidney stones and some researches state that it aids in the process of losing weight.
Owing to its acidic nature, lemon juice helps maintain body’s pH level.
Did you know?
Fashionable ladies during European Renaissance used lemon juice to redden their lips.
Lemon tree grows up to 10-20 feet tall and it is the top most source of citric acid.