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Lime Fruit Health Benefits

Lime is consumed throughout the world in the form of sorbet, beverages, refreshing cocktails, pickles, jams, jellies, snacks, candies, and sugar boiled confections and in cooking. 

 

The oil extracted from its peel or skin is extensively used in soft drink concentrates, body oils, cosmetic products, hair oils, toothpastes, toilet and beauty soaps, disinfectants, mouth washes, deodorants and innumerable other products.

 

The flavonoids-rich oil that is extracted from limes is extensively used in anti-congestive medicines such as balms, vaporizers, and inhalers due to the presence of Kaempferol.

 

Just scratching the peel of a lime and inhaling it gives immediate relief for congestion and nausea.

 

The root cause of gum problems is a deficiency of vitamin-C (Scurvy, which gives bleeding and spongy gums) and microbial growth.

 

Sometimes, the ulcers come from physical trauma. In all of these situations, limes can help.

 

Its vitamin-C cures scurvy, Flavonoids inhibit microbial growth and potassium and Flavonoids help heal ulcers and wounds.

 

One lime washed, squeezed, mixed with 1 tablespoon honey and a little salt, stir and then filtered.

 

Drink 2-3 times a day. Or lime juice plus a piece of rock sugar and stir until blended, drink 1 a day until healed to treat cough.

 

Lime helps rejuvenate your skin and protects it from infections, thanks to its antioxidant, disinfectant and antibiotic properties.

 

The presence of large amount of Vitamin C and flavonoids in lime juice helps reduce body odour and sweat.

 

For this purpose, you can mix some lime juice in your bath water to get a rejuvenating bath experience.

 

When applied externally on your skin, it helps treat bruises and rashes. Lime juice is beneficial in promoting hair growth.

 

It has been used to treat baldness, hair thinning and hair loss problems for ages now.

 

The main nutrient that promotes hair growth is Vitamin C, which is present in limes in large amount. Addition of lime juice to various oils and its application promotes hair growth.

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