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8 Benefits of Lime for Health, From Heart to Blood Detoxification

JAKARTA – Limes or limes are small green citrus fruits that grow on trees in warm climates. Lime can taste sweet or sour, depending on the variety.

Here are some of the benefits of lime, as reported by the Genpi.co page.

Maintain Heart Health

The content in lime juice that can provide health benefits is the presence of magnesium and potassium.

The potassium in lime can help stabilize blood pressure, lower cholesterol in the blood vessels, and improve blood circulation. That way, the risk of stroke, heart attack, and other heart problems will decrease.

Cure canker sores

Lime leaves and fruit, are rich in the largest source of vitamin C. To get the benefits, we only need to consume lime leaf marinade, drink while warm. This can reduce canker sores and increase immunity.

Increase immunity

The antibacterial and antioxidants in lime are effective for boosting the immune system. Eating lime can help prevent various digestive ailments.

Cure cough

When coughing, try natural ways to cure it, one of which is lime. Mix lime with honey or palm sugar in warm water. Vitamin C contained in lime can naturally cure coughs and soothe the throat.

Overcoming inflammation

Other properties of lime can reduce inflammation for sufferers of rheumatism, arthritis, edema, and gout. How, we can use the juice, leaves or oil extract topically on the affected area. In addition, consume the fruit to get the same effect.

Detoxifies blood

The oil from lime can be used to detoxify the blood. The volatile compounds of lime are known to eliminate pathogens or foreign agents in the blood, help the liver and lymphatic system remove harmful substances and promote overall health.


Lime contains anti-inflammatory which can stimulate the digestive system. So, when we experience constipation or indigestion, lime can overcome the condition and make the intestines clean again.

More than that, lime is believed to prevent more serious digestive problems such as colorectal cancer, hemorrhoids, or stomach ulcers.

Reduces stress

Oil from lime can be used as aromatherapy. By inhaling the aromatherapy fumes of lime, it can reduce stress and anxiety so that the body and mind can calm down again. (genpi / jpnn / dawn)

Source: www.fajar.co.id