Lemons are an amazing source of vitamin C, which is one of the most important vitamins for good health. They are also excellent antioxidants and a good anti-inflammatory, and are known to play a beneficial role in fighting degenerative brain diseases, heart disease, and even cancer. Lemons have been grown in the US since they were first introduced to the country by explorer, Christopher Columbus in the 16th century, as a highly valued means of preventing scurvy. But there are many other ways to use lemons around the home. Here are 12 of the best to try.