- Rasa (taste): Sour
- Virya (action):Heating
- Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Sour
- Doshas (constitution): Balances kapha and vata, aggravates pitta
Lemon is rich in Citric Acid and Vitamin C and is beneficial in the treatment of Scurvy as it is caused by the deficiency of Vitamin C. Lemons helps in the treatment of dental ailments. It acts as a good stimulant and improves appetite and bowel movements. Lemon is a good cleanser and is used in skin cleansing and nourishment.