Let’s face it—we all feel a little “off” from time to time. Whether it’s due to an iffy immune system, general fatigue, or just “the blues”, it goes without saying that almost everyone could benefit from an all-natural pick-me-up.

So, if you are trying to ditch the caffeine and pricey supplements, it’s time for you to reach for the most versatile fruit around—the lemon! That’s right, these sour guys are capable of doing a whole lot more than just adding some kick to your iced tea; they are also super useful for homeopathic purposes.

Now, no worries if you don’t like the bitter taste of lemons; for this particular remedy, you won’t need to choke one down, because you can actually get many of its benefits from just inhaling the odor. All you need to do is cut one in half and leave it in a dish on your nightstand, like so…

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From there, simply continue with your usual evening ritual. When you wake up from a great night’s sleep, you may just notice one (or all!) of these amazing benefits. Here’s what a lemon can do for you:

Lessen Your Anxiety

Merely existing in this manic world of ours can be a harrowing chore. If you feel bogged down by this weight, then lemon may just be the best thing for you. Studies indicate that simply inhaling the citrus can calm your nerves and even, in some cases, lower your blood pressure.

Calm Your Allergies

The main property found in lemons, limonene, has been proven to do something pretty amazing things for those who suffer from airborne allergens. You see, introducing the scent into the air can actually reduce airway inflammation caused by irritants. So, if those spring allergies have got you tossing and turning, this is definitely the method to try!

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