Included in the citrus family or citrus genus, lime has the Latin name citrus amblycarpa. Having a small size and wrinkled green skin, lime is commonly used to add a fragrant aroma to dishes such as chili sauce. Lime grows in Southeast Asia, especially in Indonesia. The Javanese and Sundanese call it lime limo. The Betawi people call it sambal oranges, while the Malays know it better as lime oranges.
Lime Nutrient Content
As a citrus fruit, of course, limes have a high vitamin C content. Not only that, this fruit is also one of the best sources of antioxidants to prevent damage to cells in the body. Lemons are rich in calcium, potassium, magnesium and vitamins A, B, C, & D which are essential for the body. Then what are the benefits of lime for the body?
The Benefits of Lime for Health
Maintaining heart health
Helping lose weight
Increasing body immunity