Lemons entered Europe near southern Italy no later than the second century AD, during the time of Ancient Rome.
However, they were not widely cultivated. They were later introduced to Persia and then to Iraq and Egypt around 700 AD. The lemon was first recorded in literature in a 10th-century Arabic treatise on farming and was also used as an ornamental plant in early Islamic gardens.
It was distributed widely throughout the Arab world and the Mediterranean region between 1000 and 1150.
Lemon contains citric acid which great to treat acne. It is packed with vitamin C which is necessary for glowing skin. It helps cure dizziness and anxiety and has a calming effect. It treats insomnia, boosts immunity and is also known for its anti-bacterial properties.
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