The Lemon Miracle: 101 Uses for Health, Home, Beauty Lemon is a miraculous ingredient. It has antiseptic, draining, purifying and descaling properties. It has many uses and can be used in cooking, for doing DIY work or making organic cosmetics. In addition, this slimming ally will help you to get rid of excess kilos naturally. You will see, once you have tried it, you will be hooked !