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Calamansi, Small But Great

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If you are a Filipino, you would know what a calamansi is. You probably use it as your flavor enhancer in your food, especially in making a sauce. More than any ever, you make it as one of drinks called calamansi juice. In another country, calamansi is known as calamondin. We can call it simply as lime or Philippine lime to be precise. It is a small citrus fruit. Its skin and flesh is colored green color. It tastes sour, mostly and sometimes sweet. What makes this fruit remarkable is that in spite of its size, it has a huge benefit.

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Like any other citrus fruit, calamansi has Vitamin C or ascorbic acid. It keeps your body from common colds and cough. All you have to do is slice it into halves. Then, squeeze it into a glass of water. Add sugar or honey if you like and drink it. It also helps prevent tooth decay and bleeding gums. Plus, it strengthens your teeth and other bones of your body.

Calamansi can whiten your skins. After cutting the calamansi into two, just rub it to your face and body. Do this for 5 to 10 minutes, twice a week. It can also be used as your deodorizer. This can be done in two ways. First, extract the calamansi into your bathing pail of water. The other one is to apply it directly to your armpits. By doing this, you remove the bad odor and bleach as well your armpits.

It is a good medicine. When you are bitten by an insect, all you have to do is to apply its juice and massage it to the affected area. This can provide comfort and ease the itch. When having constipation, you can drink the warm water to mix of juice calamansi. Be sure to drink it first in the morning. Also, if you have sore eyes, you can make it as your eye drops. Just mix the calamansi juice with warm water. You see, this small fruit can do great things. Luckily, it can be bought cheaply and can be found in your own backyards and your neighbors as well.

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