Lifestyle: The first fruit that comes to mind in terms of medicinal uses is the reliable lime. Lime helps rejuvenate your skin and protects it from infections, thanks to its antioxidant, disinfectant and antibiotic properties. All over the world, lime is widely used to make jams, pickles, sorbets, snacks, candies, confectioneries, cocktails and other beverages. Apart from consumption, the oil extracted from lime peel is used as an ingredient in skin and hair care products like toothpastes, beauty soaps, deodorants, hair oils, body oils, disinfectants and mouth washes.
Skin care: Lime juice and its natural oils are beneficial for skin when consumed orally or applied externally. Drinking warm lime water helps to hydrate the skin.
Blood sugar control: Limes and other citrus fruits are considered a diabetes superfood for a number of reasons. The high levels of soluble fiber found in limes helps it regulate the body’s absorption of sugar into the bloodstream.
Constipation: Drink a glass of warm water every morning with some lime/lemon juice with raw honey. Stir in a pinch of cinnamon powder. This will help your body to detoxify and relieve constipation.
Digestion: Lime/lemon juice has amazing digestive qualities that are very similar to our digestive enzymes. Thus it is effectively helps with digestion and relieves bloating and belching.
Fever: Vitamin C, found in high concentrations in citrus fruits like lime, naturally lowers body temperature. If you are suffering from a fever, limes and lime juice can be of great importance. In fact, if the fever is very high, it might be a good idea to restrict your diet to lime juice and water.
Weight loss: A glass of warm water with a full lime’s worth of juice in it is an excellent weight reducer as well as a brilliant refresher and antioxidant drink. The citric acid present in lime is an excellent fat burner. You can consume two glasses a day and see legitimate and remarkable results within a week.