The green fruit

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It is a small, oval or spherical fruit with a convex base and sometimes with a small neck. It has a thin shell with a smooth and very adherent surface. It can be green and yellowish green when ripe with a pale green pulp, fine grain. It is quite juicy, highly acid, with distinctive flavor and aroma.

Common name: Persian Lemon, Tahitian lime.
Scientific name: Citrus × latifolia.
Gender: Citrus.
Type: Fruit

Health benefits:

Tahitian lime helps to fight hypertension. It is good for digestion and helps lower inflammation of the liver and gallbladder as it stimulates bile secretion and helps rapidly metabolize fats. It is highly used against flu and colds, as it cleanses the body and provides high doses of vitamin C. It acts as an effective antiseptic and an antibacterial healing.

Nutritional table

For every 100 grams of fruit, we find the following:

Calories19,81 Kcal
Carbohydrates1.0 g
Vitamin C42 mg
Carotenoids11.00 mcg
Folic acid10.00 mcg
Potassium144.00 mg
Calcium24.00 mg
Phosphorus22.00 mg