This Week's Featured Article:
Early-Stage Discoveries: Lemon Aroma, Lemon, and Tart Cherry Juice
Lemon scent reduced nausea in pregnancy -
Women who are pregnant commonly have nausea and vomiting. In this study, 100 pregnant women inhaled the aroma from lemon essential oils or a placebo at the first sign of nausea. After four days, nausea, vomiting, and heave intensity had subsided much more for the lemon group than for placebo. | Lemons lowered blood pressure - Earlier studies have found lemon flavonoids lower blood pressure. In this study, 101 women, aged 33 to 77, consumed lemons and wore a pedometer to keep count of their number of walking steps per day, over one winter from September to March...