Limes (3 lbs.)
About this item
- Citrus limes are a nutritious fruit
- Adds a flavorful kick to any dish
Fresh Limes are a great addition to any food or drink. They look great sitting in a bowl on your counter and can add a refreshing zip to any dish.
Are Limes Are a Healthy Food to Add to Your Diet?
Limes are packed with vitamin C and potassium that can help to keep your body feeling and looking its best. Adding potassium to your diet can reduce your chances of high blood pressure, anxiety and stress while vitamin C can help to reduce the risk of heart disease and the frequency of gout attacks.
Fresh Limes are Great for Use in DIY Facemasks
Creating face masks at home can save you a lot of money. Plus, you'll know the exact ingredients you are putting on your face. Adding citrus fruits, including a lime, to the masks can be great for fighting acne. The antibacterial properties of lime can fight acne-causing bacteria to give you a bright, glowing complexion.
Can The Peel of the Lime be Eaten?
Yes, the peel of a lime can be safely eaten. Many people use a microblade to shave the peel to add zest to dishes. Be sure not to shave too far into the peel because the white flesh between the outer edge of the peel and the lime itself has a bitter taste.
Can Limes be Stored in the Refrigerator?
When you buy fresh limes in bulk, you want to store them properly so they can last as long as possible. Fresh limes that you know you will be using within the next few days can be stored on the counter. Limes that you aren't going to be using soon need to be kept in the refrigerator to maintain their freshness.