Is lemon juice an acid or base?

Answer Lemon juice is acidic, as it contains citric acid. Lemon juice has a pH of about 2.4; this measure can vary slightly depending on the ripeness of the fruit. Acids on the pH scale range from 0 (100%... Read More »

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Is lemon juice&stomach acid the same?

Lemon juice and stomach acid are both highly acidic, but differ in composition. Stomach acid is mostly hydrochloric acid; lemon juice is citric acid. The pH level of stomach acid is between 1 and 2... Read More »

Is lemon juice an alkali or acid?

Lemon juice contains citric acid and so is considered acidic in its natural form. However, once ingested, the human body metabolizes the juice and it becomes alkaline. So, in terms of diet, when al... Read More »

Is lemon juice acid or alkaline?

Whereas acids increase the hydrogen ion (H+) concentration of a solution, alkaline substances decrease it, according to the book "Biology," by Neil Campbell et al. Containing 1.44 grams of citric a... Read More »

What is the acid percentage in lemon juice?

Lemon juice contains 5 to 6 percent citric acid. This acid aids in digestion and can reduce a fever. A lemon is considered an acid fruit, as are cranberries, pineapples, pomegranates and strawber... Read More »