Minggu, 08 April 2012

The Advantages of a Little Fruit Called Lime

At a glimpse limes are just a kind of small fruit which taste sour and not many people who are willing to consume them. However, they are some who are aware that limes have lot of advantages. Limes contain of vitamin C which has mineral that is use to help control blood pressure, heart, muscles, and nerve system. It also has potassium that balance blood pressure and heart function, and has phosphor to fix our body metabolism.

Moreover, limes can throw away toxic inside our body, prevent cyst and cancer, low hypertension and cholesterol, heal kidney stone, and make our body slimmer. Javanese people believe that limes can heal cough by adding soy bean sauce. That myth is not wrong, because soy bean sauce can also be used to neutralize acid in limes and its sweet taste won’t  disturb our throat. It can heal hacking cough and cough with phlegm.
Beside, by drinking a glass of lime a day it will increase our immunity of virus.

Limes (Citrus aurantifolia) contain limonene and linalool also flavonoid such as ponciring, has a ridine, rhoifolin, and naringin. The ripe limes contain synephrine and N-nethil tyramine beside citrun acid, calcium, phosphor, iron and vitamin E, B1 and C.

Here are some recipes to use limes for some disease :
Hypertension or high blood pressure
Prepare 20 flowers and 30 leaves of limes, wash cleanly and 2 squeezed limes. boil the ingredients in 3 glasses of water until there are 2 ¼ glasses left wait until its cold then drain it. Divide a water into 3 part, drink them 3 times the day and add some honey before you drink it, doing every day .

Kidney stone
Squeeze 2 limes into 2 glasses of warm water drink them after dinner without sugar or honey or anything sweet, do this for around 10 days.

Cut a ripe lime which contains a lot of lime water then squeeze it, stir it in 60 cc hot water, add a half tea spoon slaked lime water and stir well, drink this 2 spoons twice a day.

Sore throat
Cut 3 ripe limes then squeeze mix its lime water with a half cup of hot water, add 1 spoon of honey and stir well. While it’s warm use this 2 gargle for about 2-3 minutes, do it 3 times a day.

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