Apart from being famous for removing the effects of bad luck , ghosts and dark forces alike , lime has a number of health benefits that can help you in many ways ( Apart from saving you a trip to the ever expensive and demanding doctor!) The humble lime is scientifically called as Citrus aurantifolia. Now that we are talking medical , here are some extremely useful and practically mind blowing benefits of lime that can be very beneficial for those who believe in a healthy lifestyle . Maybe the sour flavour , along with opening up the taste buds will also open up the minds of people towards a healthy and risk free lifestyle. So useful is this fruit that every little bit of it from seeds to juice to even the skin has some or the other health benefit attached to them. So let’s not beat around the bush and get on with it :
But first : before we get to the specifics , we have some general nutritious values attached to limes. It is a citrus fruit , so it full of water and a very good source of Vitamin C . This tiny fruit is very rich in minerals like iron , calcium , copper ,etc. Apart from containing so many things , it is that part of the food family which has the least amount of fats, calories and carbohydrates. We can call it the ideal fruit . It also consists of , in its peel s and pulp , phytochemicals like terpenes.
1Lime makes Scurvy scurry!
Scurvy is a disease that is causes when there is a deficiency of Vitamin C in your body , its symptoms can be as normal as that of common cold mixed with dryness of lips , ulcers in various parts of your mouth and bleeding gums. Back in the days, scurvy was considered as a fatal disease because it was hard to diagnose , then and now people prone to getting such symptoms are given lime as a precaution and cure .