Drinking lemon juice has a variety of benefits from soothing headaches to ear infections to even lowering cholesterol, but it is also good to use around the home or for your beauty needs as well. A soak in warm lemon water followed by a scrub with lemon peels will whiten stained skin and fingernails. Itchy, dry elbows are soothed and smoothed by rubbing a lemon juice mixture into the skin, then rinsing. Rinsing hair with lemon juice and water helps reduce dandruff; sitting in the sun to dry will add high lights to your hair. Around the home, cleaning with lemon adds fresh scent and discourages ants, roaches, and fleas. Lemon juice is also good for ridding fruit of pesticides, removing fabric stains and mildew, and deodorizing your refrigerator.
Coconut makes any desert that much better whether it is cake, pie, or a cookie bar. Coconut oil has a high smoke point so it is a great replacement to butter or any cooking oil or frying fat you are used to and probably healthier. It is also a wonderful health and beauty treatment or additive for a variety of products and uses. It can be added to nearly any homemade lotion, deodorant, or hair treatment. It is a light sunscreen agent. In fact, lemon juice and coconut oil have many similar health benefits all around.
Cranberries are great to eat or juice and drink as far as physical health benefits. They contain a wide variety of vitamins and minerals as well as carbohydrates, proteins, and calcium. They are good for urinary tract health and cardiovascular health. What many don't realize is that they are also great for dental care such as preventing tooth decay and bad breath. It also has great uses in caring for the hair and skin, much like lemon and coconut all.