Friday, July 17, 2009

Lime (nimbu)

This fruit can also be used as a beauty aid. A fresh lime may be squeezed in a glass of boiled, whole milk. A teaspoon of glycerine may be added to it. It should be left for half an hour and then applied on the face, hands and feet before retiring at night. This will help one to look young and beautiful. The application can also cure pimples, cracked so les and palms, dryness of the face and hands, and protect the face from hot and cold winds and sun - burn. Massaging the scalp with a few drops oflime juice mixed with amla juice every night before going to bed, stops the falling of hair, lengthens it and prevents hair from premature greying. It also cures dandruff.

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