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Sunday, August 5, 2012

0 The Benefits of Lime

Lime or Citrus aurantifolia has been known since long time ago as a plant which has rich in benefits. Although the fruit has taste a little bitter, sour and slightly cold, but it's benefits are extremely diverse.

Lime juice can be used as a flavoring food, drink, refreshment. Lime also can be used as material for citric acid. It also can remove rust from metal. Not only for a logam, but also for human dirty skin. Beside that, it can also be used for mixture of herbs.

Lime is belong to herbaceous plant species, which has many branches and twigs. It has woody trunk resilient. Outer surface of it's skin is old and has dull color.

Lime contains chemical elements compounds which are useful for our health. For example: limonene, linalyn acetate, acetic geraniol, phellandrene and sitral. 
100 grams of lime juice contains :
  • 27 milligrams of vitamin C,
  • 40 milligrams of calcium,
  • phosphorus 22 mg,
  • 12.4 grams carbohydrate,
  • 0.04 milligrams of vitamin B 1,
  • 0.6 milligrams of iron,
  • the fat 0.1 gram,
  • calories 37 grams,
  • 0.8 grams protein,
  • 86 grams of water.

Lime contains elements of chemical compounds such as limonene, linalin acetate, acetic geranil, fellandren, sitral and citric acid. Here are some benefits could we get from consuming a Lime :
  • Treating Tonsil
    Ingredients : 1 pc of Lime, one half of thumb of grated turmeric and 2 tablespoons of honey.
    How to make : 1 pc of Lime extorted to be taken its water, turmeric grated and squeezed to take water, then mixed with honey plus 0.5 cup of water, stirring until evenly distributed, and then filtered.
    How to use : drink it once every two day regularly.

  • Malaria.
    Ingredients : 1 Lime juice, 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce, salt to taste.;
    How to make : 1 pc of Lime extorted to be taken its water, then mix it with other material and filtered.
    How to use : Drink each morning before breakfast.

  • Influenza.
    Ingredients : 1 Lime juice, 0.5 tablespoon of eucalyptus oil, betel leaf sufficiently.
    How to make : 1 pc of Lime extorted to be baked for a moment and take water, then mixed with other ingredients and stir it until evenly distributed, and filtered.
    How to use : drink once per day regularly.

  • Constipation.
    Ingredients : 1 lime juice, 2-4 spring onions, 1 teaspoon of eucalyptus oil, acid fruit to taste, 2 tablespoons of cooking water.
    How to make : 1 pcs of Lime extorted to take its water, then mixed with another ingredients and mash together.
    How to use : apply it to whole of body, especially around the abdomen.

  • Dysentery.
    Ingredients : 2 slices root of Lime.
    Method : boil with 2.5 cups of water, then filtered.
    How to use : drink it one per day. 

benefit of lime
Lime leaves

Actually there are many other benefits of Lime, for example for the beauty and facial treatments. But I will discuss it in subsequent posts of this blog. Hopefully useful.

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