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< ![endif]-->Lemon (Limpaka)
Energetics : Sour, astringent/hot/sour V– P+ excess K- fat K+ plasma
Action : Laxative, refrigerant, relieves thirst, expec- torant, astringent, digestive stimulant (juice) sto- machic, peel-digestive stimulant
Indications : Summer heat, sunstroke ( especially with salt), fevers, hot-dry skin ; thirst, stops bleeding of lungs, kidney, uterus, and GI tract ; inflam- mation, colds, flu, sore throat, bronchitis, asthma, digestive disorders, diabetes, scurvy, fevers, rheu- matism, arthritis, gout, neuralgia ; juice—heartburn, sore throat gargle, swollen or bleeding gums ; cleanses the blood stream ; with honey—rids phlegm discharge and fat reduction ; stimulates bile flow ; dissolves gall stones ; peel—regulates liver, spleen, and pancreas ; digests sugars and sweets. It will detoxify balanced Pitta doßhas. Lemon juice and honey relieve nausea, vomiting, indigestion, and mucus. Juice with baking soda and water re- lieves gas and indigestion. Juice with cilantro juice in water relieves kidney stones and urinary gravel. External use—insect bites, nerve pain, disinfec- tant.
Precautions : Do not take with milk, mangos, to- matoes, or when suffering from a peptic ulcer