Citrus × aurantiifolia

General Information

It comes from Southeast Asia, also known as green lemon, it is one of the most common exotic fruits of the fruit bowl and of gastronomy, its use comes from the Middle Ages.

It belongs to the citrus family, and there are more than 1,500 varieties. They are generally small in size, and green or yellow in color. Its flavor can be acid, sweet or sometimes bitter, its pulp is quite fleshy and refreshing.

Mexico is considered the country with the highest production of this fruit around the world.


Latin name: Citrus × aurantiifolia
Family plant name: Rutaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia

1 Portionen pro Behälter
Serviergröße 100

Menge pro Portion
Kalorien 30
% Täglicher Wert*
Gesamtfett 0.2g 1%
Gesättigte Fettsäuren 0g 0%
Trans Fett 0g
Cholesterin 0mg 0%
Natrium 2mg 1%
Gesamte Kohlenhydrate 23g 8%
Ballaststoffe 0g 0%
Gesamtzucker 1.7g
Beinhaltet 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 0.4g

Vitamin-D 0mcg 0%
Kalzium 3mg 1%
Eisen 5mg 28%
Kalium 2mg 1%
Magnesium 2%
Phosphorus 3%
Vitamin B1 3%
Vitamin B2 2%
Vitamin B3 1%
Vitamin B5 4%
Vitamin B6 4%
Vitamin C 35%

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What properties does the Limes have?


Limes are highly consumed by the percentage of water they contain (94%), they are an important source of vitamin C, it also contains magnesium, essential oils, potassium, folic acid, citric acid, flavoids, beta carotene and antioxidants.


This fruit, in addition to being essential for our good health, is also used for cleaning our home.

  1. Highly diuretic
  2. Has anticancer properties
  3. Strengthens our immune system
  4. Normalizes the excess of citric acid in our stomach
  5. Ideal for diabetics and overweight people
  6. Provides vitamins and fiber
  7. Improves digestion, stimulates the production of gastric juices
  8. Prevents dehydration
  9. Rejuvenates the skin
  10. Eliminates dead cells
  11. Relieves colds and other respiratory problems
  12. Fight constipation
  13. Combat the retention of liquids


How to consume?

 This fruit, in addition to being beneficial for our health, fulfills different tasks in our home. It can be used in salads, dressings, juices, desserts. It can also be implemented as an aromatic, air freshener, and disinfectant.

Before consuming it, be sure to wash it very well, check that you have green skin, without wrinkles or spots. It is important to keep them in the fridge to prolong their shelf life.