Lemons are great for so many reasons, they’re full of vitamin C that can help us to fight off a cold and they taste great in cooking, and baking, and tea. You can use them to garnish your drinks or, most importantly of all, you can use them to freak out babies that have no idea how tangy lemon actually is and then laugh at their reactions. Yes, we know it’s a bit mean, but we also know that their reactions are the funniest thing since cats getting scared by cucumbers. amazing things, amazing things, amazing things
Well what you might not know is that you’re missing out on getting all of the benefits that lemons can offer if you just stick to using them in food and drinks. We’ve discovered that just sleeping with a slice of lemon next to your bed can do surprising things for your health, and today we’re going to look at six of our favourites. Get your lemons ready people, because you’ll want one by your bed every night once you’ve read this!
1. You’ll feel happier
Yes, keeping a slice of lemon by your bed as you sleep can make you feel a whole lot happier. It’s been proved that the scent of lemon can help you to fight off depression, so if you’ve been feeling a little down recently then it’s time to pick up some lemons for your bedroom. If you can’t get your hands on fresh lemon, then lemon essential oils will work just as well, just make sure you can get that lemony smell into your life somehow!
2. Lower your blood pressure
Many of us have to deal with high blood pressure, so finding a way to lower that blood pressure can be a real gift. Luckily, we’ve got a gift for you and it’s all wrapped up in a lemony yellow package! The scent of lemon has been proven to lower your blood pressure, so keeping a slice in your bedroom overnight can be really useful if you’re looking to get that blood pressure level down. Every little helps when it comes to blood pressure, so why not give it a try?