Sweet lime trees grow up to 7 feet in height, sporting lots of thorns and pale green foliage. While the tree produces fruit year-round, most trees feature fragrant white blossoms in late summer or fall followed by fruits that appear in August through May. Mature fruits turn a orangish-yellow color when ripe, featuring pale yellow flesh with minimal seeds.
Fruits are oblong and green, turning yellow as they ripen and have a greenish pulp.
The fruit is rich in Vitamin C and fiber and has natural sugars. It can be a great remedy for curing scurvy. It is a powerhouse of antioxidants and drinking sweet lime juice(i.e., mosambi) is a great way to detoxify your body. The mosambi uses are many. Mosambi reduces stress and boosts immunity. It is a good remedy for common colds and also improves digestion. The high fiber content benefits and helps you keep your bowels healthy and may help you in weight loss.