Mar 6, 2012


hot water w/ lemon
rather than hitting up the fridge for a pre-bed snack, try a glass/mug of hot water with a slice or two of fresh lemon. 

not only will the lemon help satisfy the sugar cravings but also (according to Jethro Kloss in his book Back to Eden) help:

- prevent the growth of pathogenic bacteria and the decomposition of tissue;

- cleanse the system of impurities and prevent disease;

- dissolve uric acid (often the cause of pain and inflammation in joints) and other poisons in the body; and

- reduce symptoms of malaria, rheumatism, gout, rickets and tuberculosis

plus! lemon is also an excellent stimulant to the liver, liquefing bile and helping to control excess bile flow (ewwh! but yay!) 

source: Kloss, J. (1997). Back to Eden: A Human Interest Story of Health and Restoration to be Found in Herb, Root , and Bark. Twin lakes, USA: Lotus Press.

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