Home > Daily-tips Updated 09 April 2014 A cup of hot lemon water could be all you need Natural remedies won’t put your body under stress and there’s no limit to how long you can take it for. 0 Credit: Andre Karwath The answer isn’t always a pill. Indeed, unnecessary medication puts your liver, kidneys and stomach under strain that could otherwise have been avoided. This is why we often turn to natural remedies to provide prevention or cure.In fact, something as simple as a cup of water with some lemon juice in it could help prevent, or even treat, a huge range of health issues. Bad breath, dry skin, stomach ulcers and weight issues are just a handful of issues that can be alleviated by frequently sipping on some warm lemon water, especially as winter sets in. Why? What wizardry goes on inside a lemon that gives it so many benefits?It’s simple, really. A lemon is packed with vitamin C, which is incredibly important for maintaining good health. There are also a host of other vitamins and minerals that perform various roles. And, of course, it’s entirely natural. It won’t put your body under stress and there’s no limit on how long you can take it for. It’s basically a win, win, win, win, win.Find more natural remedies to for health issuesThe health benefits of honey More: Daily-tips advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Parenting How stress in pregnancy may affect preterm delivery risk and baby's sex Mental health Scientists shed light on how brains turn pain up or down Medical Beyonce's dad shines the spotlight on male breast cancer Fitness The road to better exercise might be in your playlist Medical Skin cancer on the neck ‘more likely to spread’, study finds Medical Kids + gadgets = less sleep and more risk for unwanted weight Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.