Lime bearing the scientific name Citrus aurantifolia is a citrus fruit with many uses in the kitchen. Known for its medicinal properties and uses in the treatment of various ailments for ages, due to its unique flavor, the lime fruit is widely consumed all over the world and has various culinary and non-culinary uses. It can be used to marinate, broth and make beverages.
It is enriched with Vitamin C. It contains many other important nutrients like Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Calcium, Folate, Magnesium, Potassium, Choline, Phosphorus, and Betaine.
It’s many benefits make it one of the best kitchen ingredients for your skin. Lime juice, whether taken orally or applied topically, benefits your skin in several ways. Below are 3 benefits of applying lime juice on your face:
1. Treats Dark Spots
Due to its skin lightening properties, lime is considered as a natural bleaching agent. Dip a cotton ball in lime juice and apply to the darkened portions of your skin and leave it for 30 minutes. Wash off with cleans water
2. Treats acne and pimples
Women with oily skin who suffering from acne, pimples, and blemishes can get flawless skin by applying lime on their face. Treat this skin condition with lime juice and honey face pack for effective results.
The antibiotic properties of lime juice inhibit the growth of the acne-causing bacteria. Make this face pack a skincare regimen to get rid of scars left by pimples.
3. Lime For glowing skin
For a glowing complexion, all you need to do is have a glass of lukewarm water with some honey and freshly squeezed lime juice early in the morning regularly. This will provide an inner glow to your skin.