Lime

Lime

Lime is a fruit of the citrus plant family originally from India, genetically similar to lemon. Lime contains a large amount of vitamin C, vitamin B, vitamin A, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, thiamine, riboflavin, pectin.  Due to the content of ascorbic acid and potassium, lime is able to strengthen the walls of blood vessels.  Lime contains pectin which stimulates the removal of toxic substances from the body.

Due to the high content of vitamin C, lime promotes the formation of a special protein collagen which largely depend on the elasticity and firmness of the skin. It eliminates redness, bruises and injuries.

Lime shows antirheumatic, antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, healing, restorative, tonic effects. To maintain the normal functioning of the nervous system lime is also very useful: it has a calming effect and improves mood - it is even called a natural tranquilizer. 

Furthermore lime can improve blood composition: it mostly contains citric and malic acids - they play an important role in the assimilation of iron by the body, thereby stimulating the process of hematopoiesis. 

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