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Lime Juice and the Effects on Pregnancy

| February 23rd, 2012

Who would have thought that lime juice could be used as a birth control method?

According to scientists at the University of Lagos, lime juice just might help to prevent pregnancy.

Women in Nigeria have been using lime juice as a contraceptive solution for many years. From mixing up their own lime douche or drinking down the lime concoction. It's believed to help prevent many sexually transmitted diseases (STD's), HIV, and pregnancy.

According to a recent study in the European Journal of Scientific Research, scientists have discovered that a rats menstrual cycle is altered after giving 1 ml of lime juice and aided in blocking conception.

Although we don't recommend trusting this method just now, it seems that if you are trying to have a baby you might want to stay away from consuming to many limes just now.

If you are struggling with infertility you might want to monitor your diet and see if what you are eating is effecting your ability to get pregnant.

Ask a gynecologists what they think about this 'lime' method.

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