Asked by: Esmael Beristain
asked in category: General Last Updated: 12th January, 2020

Can Lemon stop pregnancy?

Women in the past used sponges soaked in lemon juice to prevent pregnancy. The citric acid in lemons acts as a natural spermicide. The lemon rind itself (with pulp and juice removed) could also be inserted into the vagina and used as a cervical cap. Lemons aren't the only citrus fruit with a link to birth control.

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Similarly one may ask, can lemon juice kill sperm?

Short says a solution of 10 per cent lemon juice produced a 1000-fold reduction in HIV activity in a lab sample. And half a teaspoon of the juice wiped out two teaspoons of sperm in 30 seconds. The high acidity of the juice is responsible for killing HIV and sperm.

One may also ask, does vinegar prevent pregnancy? The belief is that the acidity of the vinegar will kill sperm and ultimately prevent pregnancy. In reality, inserting apple cider vinegar vaginally can lead to the deterioration of normal vaginal flora, and can irritate the vaginal mucus.

Moreover, can lemon and ginger prevent pregnancy?

Ginger & Lemons You can consume herbal ginger tea or even take a ginger pill. Lemons are also a natural remedy that can help prevent nausea. After your breakfast or during the day, stay hydrated with water flavored with some organic lemon wedges. However, coffee with milk is not recommended in case of nausea.

What should be eaten to avoid pregnancy?

Other recommendations include papaya, figs and ginger. It says: 'Papaya is an effective birth control remedy. You can eat papaya twice a day for 3-4 days after having an unsafe intercourse. It will help prevent pregnancy.

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