Accession Number: pdtdbp00021

Details of the Plant

Plant Name : Lemon
Alternative Names : Citronnier, Limone, Citrus Medica, எலுமிச்சம்பழம்
Scientific Name : Citrus Limonum
Medicinal Parts : Fruit, Peel, Rind, Juice, Oil
Plant Category : Fruit
2° Metabolites (22/36) :
α-Bergamotene, α-Pinene, α-Terpinene, α-Thujene, β-Bergamotene, β-Bisolobene, β-Phellandrene, Caffeic acid, Calcium, Carbohydrates, Choline, Citral, Citric acid, Fat, Vitamin B9, Hesperidoside, Iron, Isopulegol, Limocitrin, Limonene, Sabinene, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Polyphenols, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Tannins, Terpenes, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Water, Zinc
Phytochemical IDs : pdtdbl00174, pdtdbl00050, pdtdbl00121, pdtdbl00175, pdtdbl00125, pdtdbl00070, pdtdbl00042, pdtdbl00185, pdtdbl00071, pdtdbl00013, pdtdbl00144, pdtdbl00173, pdtdbl00172, pdtdbl00054, pdtdbl00138, pdtdbl00010, pdtdbl00011, pdtdbl00009, pdtdbl00064, pdtdbl00008, pdtdbl00012, pdtdbl00016
Plant Description :
Lemon is used to treat scurvy, a condition caused by not having enough vitamin C. Lemon is also used for the common cold and flu, H1N1 (swine) flu, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), Meniere's disease, and kidney stones. It is also used to aid digestion, reduce pain and swelling (inflammation), improve the function of blood vessels, and increase urination to reduce fluid retention. In foods, lemon is used as a food and flavoring ingredient.
Lemon is used for Halitosis, Gingivitis and Caries, Skin diseases, Anti- wrinkles, Nail diseases, Eyes disorders, Tonsillitis and Otitis, Rheumatism, Chilblains, Nosebleed, Digestive tract, Pinworms, Antiescorbutic, Antimigraine, Depurative, Sedative, Respiratory tract diseases, Circulatory system diseases, Diuretic, and Anticancerigenous.
Plant Keywords : Lemon, Citrus Limonum, Citronnier, Limone, Citrus Medica, எலுமிச்சம்பழம்
Plant References :
  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemon
  2. http://www.botanical-online.com/medicinalslimonangles.htm
  3. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-545-Lemonbalm+LEMON.aspx?activeIngredientId=545&activeIngredientName=Lemonbalm+(LEMON)&source=2
Lemon

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