Hello friends, i hope you are enjoying your day. Lime is one of the most commonly consumed fruit in most house holds. Most people prefer drinking lime juice or water, to achieve various health benefits. Basically lime, belongs to the citrus fruit family. It's rich in antioxidants, magnesium, vitamin C and folate. It's rich water content is also good for dehydration. Some of the healthy benefits of drinking hot lime water, includes the following;
1. Treats vitamin C deficiency
Vitamin C deficiency used to be a major problem during the world war period. It was during this period that it was discovered that citrus fruits such as lime can combat scurvy's. Since they contain plenty of vitamin C.
2. Cures open sores
Open sores can be very painful to deal with. But the good news is that drinking warm lime water, helps to increase white blood cells production. Hence boosting your immune system, which in turn helps to quickly cure the sores.
3. Gum disease
Bleeding gums, smelly mouth and loose teeth are all signs of unhealthy bacteria accumulation in our mouth. Hot lime water helps to combat harmful bacteria in the mouth, while strengthening the gum tissues.
4. Reverses hyperpigmentation
When our bodies are exposed to harmful UV rays for a long time, our bodies are forced to produce excessive melanin production. Hence our bodies become darker. Drinking lime water is the best way, since it detoxifies the body inside out.
5. Combats dandruff
Dandruffs are common in small children. Mostly is due to mineral deficiency. Lime water help to combat free radicals, while promoting healthy hair growth due to their rich Magnesium levels.
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