Citrus fruits are some of the world’s most helpful plants as they are not just consumable, but they have quite a lot of helpful properties for various industries.
One of the most helpful types of citruses are limes, which are said to be from a hybrid citrus family.
It is uncertain where or how limes were developed, but historians believe it was first discovered and produced in some parts of Southeast Asia before it was traded as a commodity Mediterranean and the African regions in 1000 CE. By the 19th century, many sailors used lime as an alternative to lemon or other citrus fruits to prevent the onset of scurvy. This military technique by the British sailors enabled them to remain at sea for a long period of time and earned them the nickname “Limey” due to their use of Limey.