Also known as Limboo, Limbu, Nimbu. Lemon is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, though the pulp and rind (zest) are also used in cooking and baking. The juice of the lemon is about 5% to 6% citric acid, which gives lemons a sour taste. The distinctive sour taste of lemon juice makes it a key ingredient in drinks and foods such as lemonade. When consumed during jaundice and fever, it gives a cooling effect. Lemon is a low calorie fruit and can be eaten by those on fruit diets to lose weight. It has good dietary fiber with a low glycemic index, thus good for diabetics. It is rich in Vitamins A, C abd B complex required by the body for its processes. Minerals such as iron, calcium, phosphorus and potassium are also present.