Despite having its origins in China, the carnation lemon plant has adapted very well to Brazilian soils and climates, so it can be easily found in the national territory. It is a highly beneficial herb to the human body and can be applied in internal and external treatments.

Plant properties and benefits

  • Alkalizing;
  • Antiscorbutic;
  • Antispasmodic;
  • Depurative;
  • Digestive;
  • Sedative;
  • Sudorific;
  • Tonic;
  • Vermifuge.

In view of so many medicinal properties, it is possible to affirm that lemon clove is a beneficial plant in cases of rheumatic pain, as it relieves the discomfort caused by rheumatism and facilitates patient movements.

It can also be applied in cases of diarrhea, high blood pressure, atherosclerosis and biliary tract disorders. In addition to internal use, the plant also combats external problems due to its antiseptic capacity.

Preparing clove lemon tea

Cut a lemon into slices and then add the slices to a container containing two cups of water. Place in the oven and bring to a boil. After the liquid starts boiling, turn off the heat, cover the container and wait for 10 minutes until the drink has cooled down.

After the set time, strain the tea and serve. The tip is to consume up to three cups of this drink a day. In addition, it is noteworthy that it is important to take this natural remedy fresh, right after preparation, without adding sugar or any other sweetener.

Contraindications and side effects

In general, no product should be consumed by pregnant women, lactating women and children under 12 years old without first going through a medical consultation. Be it a natural or chemical product. This is because they are organisms that are and are more sensitive and, therefore, require greater concern.

In addition to these cases, clove lemon tea is contraindicated for patients who have diabetes or hypotension, better known as low blood pressure. Another point is related to the use and exposure to the sun, which must be totally avoided, taking into account that the sun’s rays can cause spots in the regions that received the product.

In addition, it is important to pay attention to the maximum amount indicated, since the excess of this tea can cause tremors, delirium, dizziness and even convulsive crises.