Acid limes are excellent source of free citric acid, natural sugar, vitamin C, calcium and phosphorus. It is generally used for its juice which is taken in various ways. It is often mixed with cooked pulses, soups, sauces and gravies to make them more tasty and palatable.
The rind of the fruit has medicinal properties. It contains a volatile oil which is used in medicine for improving digestion and removing wind.
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