- What other names is Lime known by?
- What is Lime?
- How does Lime work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Lime.
Lime juice is used for severe diarrhea (dysentery).
Some people apply lime oil directly to the skin to kill germs, treat nausea, and as a stimulant.
In cosmetics, lime oil is used as a fragrance component and as a "fixative."
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Iron deficiency. Early research suggests that drinking one liter of lime juice per day for 6 days per week for 8 months does not improve low iron levels in women who eat foods containing iron that is difficult for the body to absorb.
- Severe diarrhea (dysentery).
- Killing germs on the skin.
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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