February 10, 2016


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How does Lemon work?

Lemon contains antioxidants called bioflavonoids.

Are there safety concerns?

Lemon may be safe when used for medicinal purposes in amounts similar to what is in food. The side effects of higher amounts of lemon are not known.

Do not use lemon in amounts higher than those typically found in foods if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Lemon.

The appropriate dose of lemon for use as treatment depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for lemon. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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