One fluid ounce of lemon juice contains about 12–13 mg of Vitamin C. Vitamin C, also known as
ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin and also claimed to be one of the most effective and
safest nutrients. It is a powerful antioxidant which synthesizes collagen, a protein which helps in
making the blood vessels and body muscles stronger. It helps prevent scurvy, enhances the
immune system to prevent the common cold, lowers hypertension, treats vasodilation, cures
lead toxicity, cures cataract, boosts immunity, among various other benefits.