The Miracle of Lemons: Practical Tips for Health, Home & Beauty

The Miracle of Lemons: Practical Tips for Health, Home & Beauty

by Penny Stanway
     
 

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Lemons have been hailed as a super-food, an effective natural remedy and an invaluable multi-purpose household cleanser and freshener. Dr Penny Stanway's well-researched and authoritative little book debunks the myths and reveals which health claims are backed by evidence-based research and which are not, whether lemons deserve their cult status as a panacea and just

Overview

Lemons have been hailed as a super-food, an effective natural remedy and an invaluable multi-purpose household cleanser and freshener. Dr Penny Stanway's well-researched and authoritative little book debunks the myths and reveals which health claims are backed by evidence-based research and which are not, whether lemons deserve their cult status as a panacea and just how much they can improve your diet and well-being. As well as expounding the health-giving and practical properties of lemons, the author provides an A-Z section of ailments that can respond to lemons - each entry outlines possible causes of the ailment, discusses how lemons can help, and suggests how to use them as a remedy. She gives lemon-containing recipes that will help care for, beautify and scent your skin and hair and room-by-room ideas for using lemons to keep your home fresh and clean, fragrant and sparkling. There are inspiring and delicious recipes for using lemons in food - they add a touch of magic both to the simplest snack and to sweet or savoury dishes to linger over.
The book is completed with instructions on how to grow lemons indoors in a greenhouse, and outside in a warm climate; how to choose which lemons to grow; and how best to store them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781907486487
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Dr Penny Stanway practised for several years as a GP and as a child-health doctor before becoming increasingly interested in the benefits of a healthy diet and other natural approaches to health and well-being. She has written over 20 books on health, food, and the connections between the two, including The Miracle of Cider Vinegar.

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