Health Benefits And Recipes For Sathukudi (Sweet Lemon)
Health Benefits And Recipes For Sathukudi (Sweet Lemon)
Sathukudi is the Tamil name for sweet lime/lemon. It is from the family of lemons and is a citrus fruit with a touch of sweetness. Read to know more!

Health Benefits And Recipes For Sathukudi (Sweet Lemon)

The Tamil word for delicious lime or lemon is Sathukudi. The family of lemons includes sweet limes. It is a citrus fruit with a little bit of sweetness.


Sweet lime is called mosambi. Originating in southern Iran. We love mosambi juice in the summer.


The juice is drunk right away because it turns bitter if kept for a long time. Sathukudi is used to prepare fresh juice and is drunk when ill.


Mosambi juice is healthy. Ayurveda believes sweet lime/mosambi can alleviate digestive disorders, throat pain, nausea, and viral infection.


Follow the blog to learn more about your favourite fruit, Mosambi.


Mosambi is low in acidic acid and high in vitamin C.


Here are 100g sweet lime/nutritional mosambi values:

  • Calories- 43 kcal

  • Carbs- 9.3g

  • Protein- 0.7g

  • Vitamin C- 50g

  • Calcium- 40mg

  • Potassium- 490 mg

  • Phosphorus- 30 mg

  • Sugar- 1.7g

Benefits Of Sathukudi For Health

Sathukudi is useful. A few of them are listed below! Check it out!

1. Eliminates The Issue Of Constipation

Mosambi acids eliminate bodily poisons. Fruit fibre promotes calm bowels. Add black salt to sathukudi juice with pulp to ease constipation.

2. Facilitates Digestion

Flavonoids in sathukudi assist in secreting digestive fluids, improving digestion. Sathukudi aids bowel and stomach problems. Also, Sathukudi is good for those with vomiting, nausea, and diarrhoea.

3. Treats Gastritis

Glucoside limonin may have detoxifying, anti-cancer, and antioxidant effects. It aids in the recovery of oral and peptic ulcers.

4. Decreases The Risk Of Scurvy

Scurvy is a vitamin C deficiency that causes bleeding gums, flu, cold, cracked lips, and ulcers in the tongue and mouth.


Regular use of sathukudi minimises the risk of scurvy.

5. Strengthen Immunity

Vitamins in sathukudi improve immunity and make it more infection-resistant. Sathukudi boosts heart health.

6. Remedy For Respiratory Problems

Sathukudi oil, often called bergamot oil, prevents respiratory disorders. These decongestants come as vaporisers, inhalers, and balms.

7. Minimizes Inflammation

Vitamin C reduces joint inflammation. Hence sathukudi reduces rheumatoid arthritis risk. It also reduces osteoarthritis symptoms.

8. Reduces Urinary Disorders Gout Potassium

Sathukudi helps remove excess water and detoxify the body, which keeps the urinary tract healthy and reduces urinary diseases.

Sathukudi antioxidants help eliminate uric acid from the body and lessen this medical condition.

9. Facilitates Sunstroke And Dehydration Treatment

Minerals and vitamins in Sathukudi minimise dehydration and sunstroke. It provides vitamins post-workout. It eases cramps.

10. Remedy For Tonsillitis And Jaundice

Sathukudi juice boosts liver function and is indicated for jaundice patients. Vitamin C boosts immunity to relieve flu, cold, and tonsillitis pain.


Effects Of Sathukudi

Citrus Sathukudi. A small number of people can be allergic. Moreover, citrus fruit overconsumption can cause nausea, vomiting, and digestive issues.

The acidity of this fruit can cause cavities and erode away tooth enamel.

Sathukudi Recipes

1. Sathukudi Sharbat

A sour and sweet sharbat can help you beat the heat by cooling your body down. This sharbat is a great summer drink.



  • Sathukudi juice- 1 glass

  • Lemon juice- 1 tbsp

  • Salt for taste

  • Sugar/ honey- 2 tsp

  • Cumin powder- ½ tsp

  • Mint leaves 

  • Chilled water- ½ cup


Method Of Preparation

1. Add sathukudi and lemon juice to a bowl.

2. Mix sugar/honey, salt, and cumin.

3. Add cooled water and mint

4. Serve cold.

2. Mari-Mari Juice

Mari- Mari juice combines pineapple, lime, and spices. This juice has a wonderful blend of sweet and salty, making it a treat.

Mari-Mari juice is also vital for weight loss.



  • Pineapple juice ice cubes-  5-6 cubes 

  • Powdered sugar- ½ tbsp

  • Sathukudi juice- 1 cup

  • Jeera seeds- ⅛ tsp

  • Black salt, as per taste


Method Of Preparation

1. Blend sathukudi juice, pineapple chunks, and sugar.

2. Blend black salt and cumin seeds and serve chilled.

3. Sathukudi-Bell Pepper Salad

A salad with bell peppers and mustard. It blends numerous colours and sweet and tangy flavours.



  • Sathukudi- 1 diced 

  • Bell peppers- ⅓ cup, chopped into thin slices

  • Lettuce- 1 cup, chopped into rough pieces

  • Cucumber- ½ cup, chopped into cubes 


For dressing

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice- 1 tsp

  • Black pepper powder- ¼ tsp

  • Mustard seed powder- ⅛  tsp


Method  Of Preparation

1. Mix salad ingredients with dressing and serve chilled.

2. Sweet lime/mosambi is essential for liver detox since it hydrates the body.

Recommendation From A Dietitian

Sathukudi is a healthy, vitamin-rich fruit. Additionally, it helps you beat the heat in the summer.


Here are the cures and techniques my clients use to treat diseases.


Mix it with black salt and water to treat bleeding gums. Regular use stops bleeding gums.

Sathukudi juice with dry ginger powder and cumin seeds relieves asthmatic cough.

Warm water with lime juice and honey improves tonsil soreness.

                                                                            - Dietitian Akshata Gandevikar

The Final Say

Sathukudi is widely available all year long in India. This fruit has a lot of vitamin C, which lowers the risk of infection and scurvy symptoms.


It can also help with stomach problems like constipation, feeling sick, and throwing up. Besides that, it is good for the skin and is used to clean the body. Sathukudi is also used to produce cakes, jams, toffees, and other goods.


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