Mosambi is citrus fruit most popular in southern asia mostly known as musambi in south india. A perfect combination of sweet , juicy and sour mosambi is a versatile summer fruit that can refresh with you in no time.


Enjoying it by slowly chewing or having the extracted juice of it always refreshens the mind. The top reasons that mosambi or sweet lemon benefits you are:



 Whenever you are dehydrated , try drinking sweet lemon or mosambi juice instead of carbonated drinks that gives you burps and acidity but never clears your thirsty feel.It provides essential vitamins and quenches of your thirst. Mosambi has a high content value of flavonoids that stimulates the digestive system increasing secretion of bile juice and acids.

2.Immunity Booster:

As a reason that mosambi belongs to citrus family, it is a well known fact that it has high vitamin C content and that makes it a better immunity boosting food always. Vitamin C has shown to protective effect against damage caused by inflammation of tissues.So, mosambi can actually help in conditions like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis where the immune cells of the body cause inflammation of the tissues. It is also fairly rich in folic acid that plays a role in supporting bone and joint health.

3.Weight Loss:

The weight watchers and dieting people should and must include this fruit in their schedule.It is a best snack that drives away your hunger.One medium sized mosambi gives you around 86 calories.It has high water content that gives a feeling of fullness to your stomach.

4.Treats jaundice:

Mosambi is one fruit that doctors always recommend patients suffering from jaundice, a disease affecting the liver function. That’s because it gives a cooling effect that treats jaundice symptoms like fever and vomiting. Mosambi is a light food, making it easy to digest and it also boosts the liver function.

5. Prevents scurvy: 

 We all know that deficiency of vitamin C can lead to scurvy, a disease where you suffer from swollen gums, cracked lips and flu. Mosambi, being rich in vitamin C helps prevent the condition. About 100 gm of mosambi contains 50 mg of vitamin C, which amounts for 60% of your daily recommended intake of vitamin C.

6. Protects against gastrointestinal problems :

Indigestion and constipation are the two most common gastrointestinal problems that you can relieve by eating fresh mosambis. The unique taste of this fruit causes stimulation of the salivary glands to secrete enzymes that make digestion easy and effective. Plus, they contain compounds called flavanoids that increase the levels of bile, certain stomach acids and digestive juices which together aid digestion. It also offers a good amount of potassium that helps relieving diarrhea.

7. Heals peptic ulcers: 

 Peptic ulcers can be extremely painful. They are sores that may develop along the lining of your stomach, upper intestine and may even affect the lining of your esophagus. Sweet lime being slightly acidic in nature makes the intestinal environment alkaline in nature, thereby reducing gastric acidity.

8. Fights cancer:  

Mosambi contains compounds called limonoids that are thought to fight different types of cancer.

9. Boosts hair and skin health:

Mosambi is quite popular in the cosmetic industry as well. The extracts of mosambi are used in a lot of products to strengthen hair, treat split ends and dandruff. Its vitamin C content is one of the reasons why it is widely used in skin care products for imparting glowing skin, improving skin tone, reducing acne and blemishes, and moisturizing the skin.

14. Beneficial for Pregnant Women:

Mosambi juice provides significant amount of calcium which is beneficial for the growth of developing foetus.

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