Treat Spongy Gums with Lime Juice

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Limes and lemons became legendary a few centuries ago when it was discovered that the juice of both of these fruits loaded with vitamin C, and prevented the dreaded disease, scurvy. The truth is, the cause of many types of gum disease is due to the direct result the lack of vitamin C. Thousands of years ago, Egyptians, as revealed in their hieroglyphics, were well aware of the many health benefits of this citrus fruit. Not only can you effectively treat spongy gums, but there are an incredible number of other health benefits gained by consuming limes. Since limes contain vitamin C, phosphorous, carbohydrates, flavonoids, vitamin B, and various proteins, it will boost your immune system and can prevent and treat many ailments. The many benefits of limes and how to use them will be discussed below.

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Limes Are Full Of Flavonoids, Vitamins, Proteins And Minerals

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    A lime is loaded with flavonoids, which are antioxidants.
    Along with the powerful vitamins and minerals, lime juice combats gum problems, cancer and many other diseases. It can be diluted with water - to taste.
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    By applying Lime juice directly onto your spongy gums, you can restore them to their former health.
    Include proper dental care in your treatment, and you can stop bleeding gums due to gingivitis. Lime juice also treats halitosis as it deals with gum problems. To relieve a toothache, apply lime juice directly to the affected area.
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    If you suffer from any form of arthritis, drink a glass of lime juice daily to relieve the pain in your affected joints.
    The vitamin C helps produce collagen, which assists in protecting your joints from abrasion.
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    For a cardiovascular condition such as high blood pressure, lime juice helps keep your blood pressure around the normal range.
    It will relieve the nausea and dizziness associated with high blood pressure, and helps to reduce stress, which relieves the strain on your heart, as well.
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    For a fever, ingesting lime juice increases sweating, which will cause your fever to break.
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    It is an excellent treatment for colds and flu.
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    With its ability to combat viruses and bacteria, drinking lime juice will treat, and often prevent a throat infection.
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    Lime juice and honey in warm water will help you lose unwanted fat.
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    Treat indigestion with lime juice.
    The flavonoids in limes break down the food in your stomach. There are fragrant oils in limes that stimulate the production of digestive fluids and acids. This encourages a peristaltic bowel movement. All your tracts are cleansed, and if used with salt, it relieves constipation.
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    With its powerful antioxidant properties from flavonoids, lime juice relieves and effectively treats ulcers.
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    If you have a breathing condition, such as asthma drink a glass of lime juice and water daily to clear up your lungs.
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    Lime juice works well to purify your blood, which makes it effective in treating dengue and malaria.
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Lime Juice Treats Various Injuries

Here are just a few of the things lime juice can effectively treat.

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    Lime juice soothes burns.
    If the burn is severe, visit a medical facility immediately. #Lime juice can fade burn scars.
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    If you are suffering from tired feet, place them in a basin containing lime juice and hot water for 15 minutes.
    Lime is aromatic, and as an antiseptic and styptic your feet will relax within a few minutes, and smell lovely.
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    Due to its chemical composition, lime juice works as a styptic to stop internal bleeding.
    It also works well to stop a typical nosebleed if you saturate a cotton bud with lime juice and apply it on the area.
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    After removing a bee stinger with tweezers, applying lemon juice on the sting will ease the pain.
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Cosmetic Uses For Limejuice

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    Lime juice fades freckles and age spots due to its bleaching properties.
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    With its antiseptic properties lime juice treats skin problems such as eczema, acne and blackheads.
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    Apply lime juice to your skin daily as an anti-aging solution.
    If applied each morning topically, it will lessen the appearance of wrinkles and prevent more from forming. For extra wrinkle-ridding power, apply it on your skin with vitamin E from an open capsule. Add 1:1 ratio of water and a teaspoon of honey in a cup for a glowing complexion.
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    For healthy hair, other than shampoo and conditioner, you do not need expensive scalp treatment products; just use lime juice on your scalp.
    It treats dandruff, and also prevents hair loss. You'll notice a fresh lustrous look to your hair if you use it every day.
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    For corns and calluses, lime juice will soften and dissolve them if applied on the problem area daily.
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    It can remove stains from clothing if applied without diluting.
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There is a myriad of other fantastic uses for lime juice. Its medicinal applications make it truly a wonder compound. Have lime or lemon juice handy for everyday uses. It will not only save money, but can relieve so many issues in your daily life.

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Questions and Answers

I have mild Gingivitis and a potential ulcer on my lover gums. It hurts my gums when I eat, When I brush my teeth, my gums bleed. Should I avoid brushing the gums or should I see to it that they bleed?

I did some Research and Found that lemon juice mixed with salt to make a paste is a good mouthwash after brushing, would it matter if I used lime instead of Lemon?

No it won't matter if you switched the lemon for lime. Lemon is more acidic and can irritate your gums with prolonged use. You should also consider swishing coconut oil in your mouth for 20 minutes a day to treat your gingivitis. Check out this VisiHow article Understand the Cause of Bleeding Gums and How to Prevent It for even more remedies to try.

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Yes, lime would be a good remedy. Check out these other VisiHow articles for your ulcer:

Will limes help get rid of Pyria disease?

I have severe Pyria (gum disease), and I'm looking for a home remedy (maybe limes), to treat the Pyria. Gums are receding and I'm losing teeth rapidly. It hurts when I attempt to chew anything. I have tried: Original Listerine, salt-water rinse, flossing. I think it was caused by: Smoking and alcohol intake (daily).

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I feel sensation and pain in my jaw while eating hard stuff ?

I have tried: I took antibiotic tablets for 5 days (ofloxacin and ordnidazole) which ended yesterday, but still today it still hurts while eating. I think it was caused by: My gums might have been hurt with the toothbrush.

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Spongy gums have weakened my teeth. How can I solve it?

One of my teeth has become weak due to spongy gums. My doctor said this tooth may be removed in a few month. What should I do?

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