Juice of lemon potential to fight bacteria of plain water



Are you worry about your water consumption? Try to add a bit of lemon juice.

It is not without reason, from research conducted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, States that adding lemon juice to your water supply is able to reduce the level of harmful bacteria such as E coli.

“For many countries, access to clean drinking water remains a major concern. Previous research estimates that globally, half of all hospital treat people suffering from water-related diseases, “said Kellogg Schwab, PhD, MS, one of the senior author on the study, 18 April 2012 in Zeenews site.

In previous research, the team found the SODIS (Solar water Disinfection) method for neutralize content of bacteria in the plain water.

The SODIS method requires filling out 1 or 2 L polyethylene terephthalate, and afterwards by being exposed to sunlight for six hours.

But after the research on the benefits of lime juice for drinking, researchers say that this method is an easy and effective to drive the bacterium e. coli.

“The results of this research show greatly reduced the level of e. coli in just 30 minutes, it is as the level of boiling water.” said Kellogg.

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