Have you heard that lime juice reduces body odour? This works due to the vitamin-C and Flavonoids contents, both of which are class-1 anti-oxidants, antibiotic and disinfectants. Due to the acidic content, when applied externally on the skin, it scrubs out dead cells, cures dandruff, rashes and bruises.
Limes are often used to accent the flavours of foods and beverages. They are usually smaller than lemons, but also acts as an appetiser. Mix lime oil into bathing water and revitalise your skin.
Health benefits of lime juice
According to healthiaries.com, lime cures scurvy, a disease caused by deficiency of vitamin-C due to cracked lips, ulcers in tongue and mouth, swollen and bleeding gums.
The fragrant derived from lime oil stimulates the digestive system and increases the secretion of digestive bile and acids.
The acidic content in lime helps clear the excretory system by washing and cleaning off the tracts.
An overdose of lime juice with salt also acts as an excellent purgative without any side effects, thereby giving relief in constipation.
By scratching the skin of a lime and inhaling it, provides immediate relief for congestion and nausea.
Lime can help to clear the accumulation of free radicals and toxins in patients with gout.
Its anti oxidant properties protect the eyes from aging and macular degeneration.
It eradicates all the root causes of piles.
A glass of warm water mixed with full-lime juice is an excellent source of weight reduction as well as a brilliant refresher and anti-oxidant drink. Just two glasses a day will do the magic within one week.
Lime juice and its oil when consumed orally or applied externally, rejuvenates the skin and protects it from infections.
The high potassium content in lime removes the precipitates deposited in kidneys, and urinary bladder.
Its disinfectant properties help cure infections in the urinary system.
Lime juice also stops prostrate growth and clears blockage of urine caused by the presence of calcium in the urinary tract.