Basically any type of fruit has some type of health benefit.
The citrus fruits have more benefits than others. The lemon has great benefits as well as the juice of the lemon as well. Either fresh squeezed lemons or store bought lemon juice have the same type of benefits. Lemon juice is good for a source of Vitamin C. One health benefit is that lemons and lemon juice can protect your body against germs and bacteria.
Lemon juice is very high in citric acid, which helps the body fight off colds. Lemons and the juice also acts as an antioxidants. Lemon juice is also a liver stimulant and can control irritable bowel syndrome. It can control conditions like constipation and diarrhea. It can also help in helping heart burn, some bloating and even helping in subsiding gas pains.
Lemon juice diluted with water can be very beneficial for pregnant women; it actually helps build the bones in the unborn child. Lemon juice also has potassium, which the health benefits are that they help the brain and nerve cells. Believe it or not lemons and in turn lemon juice also contain calcium, which is great for your bones and teeth. With the amount of magnesium it can help you treat other ailments such as asthma, colds, scurvy, fever and heartburn.