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45 Cool Uses For Lemons

45 Cool Uses For Lemons
Why do we Love lemons? It's a funny love affair. These amazing little sour fruits captivate us from the first taste and keep us coming back as witnessed by these babies trying lemons for the first time... Uses for Lemons you may not have thought of... Most people are familiar with the traditional uses for lemons to soothe sore throats and add some citrus flavor to our foods. However the diversity of applications for lemons far exceeds general knowledge and once you read the following list, you’ll likely want to stock at least a few lemons in your kitchen 24-7. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. * If you do consume lemon peel, stick to organic lemons to reduce your pesticide exposure. Source: True Activist

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