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 Medical 7 things that may help you if you suspect you have anaemia Diet and nutrition Once and for all: How much water do I have to drink each day? Medical Yes, keto diet constipation is real – but you can do something about it Lifestyle Millions of cosmetic surgical procedures were performed in 2018, but which were at the top of the US list? Diet and nutrition WATCH: Are eggs bad for you? New study rekindles debate Medical Experts say exposing baby to foods early may help prevent allergies From our sponsors Chela-Fer® iron supplement is easy on the gut for better days ADVERTORIAL: Help create a movement to change SA’s Health Status Do you suffer from red, itchy eyes? Effective treatment for ADHD is available Live healthier » Most couples do not get divorced after infertility struggles IVF kids may have higher risk of autism Progesterone gel as good as injection for IVF Fertility treatments tied to higher odds for pregnancy complications For most women who cannot conceive naturally, in vitro fertilisation is very safe and effective, but it may involve a higher risk of complications during pregnancy. Heart health » Another day at the office – thanks to a defibrillator close at hand Statins help the heart, no matter what your age Even the smallest fitness gains could help you reduce the risk of a heart attack 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.'