The magic of limes

Use the juice of half of a freshly squeezed lime or lemon to a glass of warm water and drink it first thing in the morning. Fresh lemon or lime juice in moderation is good for all doshas and a great way of internal cleansing. Citrus juices have antibacterial and antiseptic qualities that help to stop the existence of disease-causing bacteria in the digestive tract. It also enhances digestion and aids in reducing the horrible feeling of bloating and flatulence. It kindles a poor digestive fire and gets the digestive juices flowing. It aids elimination so the digestive tract is naturally flushed every morning. As an antioxidant it helps combat the disease-causing free radicals in the body. Your skin will feel clean and fresh with an added sparkle in your eyes