Medicinal and Health Benefits of Lemon


  • Paramita Jana
  • Avinash Sureshrao Pradhan



Lemon, antimicrobial,, antifunga, anti-inflammatory,, anti-cancer,, depurative, antiscorbutic,, human health,, , weight loss, skin health, scurvy.


: Today, we still understand the collaboration between plants, drugs and food. Herbal medicines have been used for many years because of their mild side effects, suitability, and influence. Citrus is a liquid plant in the family of Rutaceae. In the genus citrus, approximately 140 genera and 1300 species are present. The word lemon comes from "limon" in ancient French. There are several other lemon fruit names available. The main components of the chemical makeup are flavonoids, acids, caffeine, pectin and minerals. Many ingredients contain basic citrus oil, and limonene is the main ingredient in its odour. Lemon has many qualities, such as antimicrobial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, depurative, antiscorbutic, etc. Lemon essential oil is toxic, especially in pregnancy, breastfeeding and radiation exposure. This article provides the information about medicinal and health benefits of lemon.




How to Cite

Paramita Jana, & Pradhan, A. S. (2024). Medicinal and Health Benefits of Lemon. Journal of Science & Technology (JST), 6(1), 16–20.

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