Family Name: Rutaceae ,English Name: Lemon of India, Lime ,Sanskrit: Nimbuk ,Hindi: Neembu
Lemon or lime is a house hold fruit known to all. It is a rich source of vitamin C and therefore it is very important remedy for scurvy. The lemon trees are small, bushy and thorny, the leaves and stems are small. When leaves are crushed, they smell like lime. The flowers are also fragrant. The fruits are round, smooth, green when unripe and yellow when ripe. Lemon is anthelmintic and cures abdominal pain.
It is used to treat following:
Acne, boils, pimples
Indigestion and abdominal pain