Limes have long been well-known for their medicinal properties and uses in the treatment of various ailments. Flavoursome but sour, they're versatile and easy to use, both in cooking and as ingredients for health and beauty products.
For maximum freshness, keep refrigerated. To give best flavour bring to room temperature before eating
Wash before use
Serving Size 100g
Servings Per Container 0
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 0.2g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 11.0g||4%|
|Dietary Fiber 2.8g||11%|
|Percent Daily Values are based on a 2.000 calorie diet.|
Lime consists mainly of water and is an extremely good source of vitamin C. It is also rich in dietary fibre and minerals such as calcium, iron, potassium, copper, magnesium and phosphorous.
Health in mind
The health benefits of lime include weight loss, improved digestion, reduced respiratory and urinary disorders, relief from constipation, and treatment of scurvy, piles, peptic ulcer, gout, and gums. The fruit also aids in skin care and eye care.
A glass of warm water with a full lime’s worth of juice can be an excellent weight reducer as well as a great antioxidant drink
It rejuvenates the skin and protects it from infections and it also helps reduce body odour.
Limes and other citrus fruits are considered a superfood for diabetes
The antioxidant properties of a lime can protect eyes from ageing and macular degeneration
Cooking and preparation
Due to their sour flavour, limes aren't often eaten alone but they are commonly used in desserts - cheesecake, tarts and sorbets - as well as being a popular ingredient for drinks.
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