Ailment: Weak digestion
Remedy: Lemon juice and baking soda
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Comment posted by Tashimoto of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on 29 October 2011 at 10:49 518
Lemons taste acidic but they leave an alkaline ash upon digestion. The point of combining lemon and baking sodium is to achieve a more balanced sodium (baking soda) to potassium (lemon/lime) ratio which is very good for the human organism. Additionally, it is recommended to take the mixture on an empty stomach, away from meal times so as to eliminate any concerns about acid-alkaline digestive issues while eating meals.
Comment posted by David Niven Miller of Perth, WA, Australia on 7 June 2010 at 19:59 264
Apple cider vinegar and fresh lemon / lime / citrus juice are our most effective and voted for remedies for acid reflux / heartburn. Read above why is it beneficial to take them with sodium bicarbonate (baking soda).
Baking soda is also a fantastic way to alkalise the body, and is a great remedy for many skin ailments.