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Benefits of Limes

Lime juices and oils are exceptionally beneficial to the skin.  You can consumed Lime juice orally, or apply topically to rejuvenate skin, as well as oils. Limes keep the human skin healthy and moisturized, and fight against infections, lime juice also helps fight body-odor due to its high content of vitamin-C and flavanoids.  Limes are full of anti-oxidants, antibiotic, and a disinfectant which also helps with acne.

Limes and its juices are also known to help eliminate bruises, cure dandruff, and also clean your skin due to its acidic contents, breaking down the old and dead skin cells.limes

Limes for Weight Loss

The high citric acid content makes Limes a very strong fat burner, Limes have 2 times the citric acid content as grapefruits.   Taking the steps to use lime for weight loss is as simple as adding it to your daily water intake.  Simply add a teaspoon of lime juice to a glass or bottle of water and drink approximately 3 times a day to help boost your metabolism and weight loss.

Limes are great for detoxification as it contain eight different kinds of liminoids, which are compounds that promote the activity of an enzyme in the liver called glutathione-S-transferase or GST,. This liver enzyme detoxifies a variety of cancer-causing chemicals.   It deactivates these harmful chemicals, turning them into harmless chemicals that are then removed from the body in your urine.

In addition, Limes are also good for:

  • Digestion
  • Constipation
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Eye Care
  • Fever
  • Gout
  • Gums

Other Benefits are rheumatism, prostate and colon cancer, fatigue.  And has no known negative side effects!

Disclaimer: The information on this site is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Please always consult your healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for your own situation or if you have any questions regarding a medical condition or treatment plan.


  • I was just talking to my son yesterday about the fact we limes should incorporate them more in our diet. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

    • Yes we really should!!! Very healthy and easy to easy to include in a daily diet! Thanks for following, Novella 🙂

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