Desert Lime Syrup

Citrus Superfruit Syrup (Folate) Native Australian Origin
100ml (3.38 fl. oz.) Syrup

They have a similar size like grapes the Australian Desert Lime is a tiny fruit with a zesty, intense, taste. Boasting 3 times the quantity of Vitamin C than oranges, the Desert Lime is a very good source of Vitamin E, calcium, Lutein and folate as well. In addition, this extraordinary desert bush lime has a high potassium to sodium ratio as well, which might help to decrease high blood pressure levels.

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Ancient Purity presents the Delicious, Citrus Syrup of Australia. Desert Lime as well as the fruit’s syrup is a versatile food that can be used in both savoury and sweet cuisines, and wherever the common lime and lemon would be added to a dish. This ancient native lime holds its roots in South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales. Get yourself a nutrient-boosting kick! Just mix a teaspoon of the syrup into your favourite juice, tea, yoghurt, cocktail, smoothie, ice-cream, dessert or whatever. It provides a refreshing flavour to almost everything!

Having told you that this small fruit is Native to Australia, it dates back to the period of time when immigrants commenced settling in Australia’s vast lands. Due to the Desert Lime’s flavour being similar to the common citrus fruits that were consumed daily by the immigrants they were intensively foraged for in the wild by the locals as well as the early migrants. New South Wales’ population were under the British colonists’ rule who introduced the locals to the world of tarts, jams, jellies and other yummy specialties handmade from Desert Lime (Juice) and various wild berries. Desert Lime was respected being a native fruit of Australia by the European settlers.

Desert Lime Syrup - Information & Points to Research

  • Ancient Native Australian Bush Food.
  • Vitamin C & E Source.
  • Contains Lutein (Eye Health).
  • Contains Folate (Difficult to Find).
  • High Potassium to Sodium Ratio.
  • Decent Source of Calcium.
  • Culinary Delicacy.
  • Healthy Weight Support.
  • Promotes Healthy Blood Pressure.
  • Stored in Miron Bottle.
  • Available with 100% Eco Wooden Lid.

Make the Best Pancakes Ever with Desert Lime Syrup

Nutritional Value per 100 grams of Desert Lime

Amount per Selected Weight

  • Calories 47 / Total Fat (g) 0 / Saturated Fat (g) 0 / Kilojoules 200
  • Sodium (mg) 2 / Alcohol (g) 0 / Cholesterol (mg) 0 / Protein (g) 0
  • Total Carbohydrate (g) 9 / Dietary Fibre (g) 0 / Sugars (g) 9

There are 48 calories (200kJ) per 100 grams of Desert Lime Juice. Each serve Desert Lime Juice has 28.2 grams of carbohydrates and 0.3 grams of fat, including 0.3g saturated fat present in it. One serve of this 100% natural Desert Lime Juice features 0.9g protein and 6mg sodium.

A Rare & Nutritious, Citrus Treat... Desert Lime Syrup

A Unique Fruit - A Delicious Syrup

Desert Lime is a wild shrub present in the vast Australian bush lands. The fruit resembles a spiny tangled shrub growing at the range of 3 to 5 metres tall. The plant’s flowers grow as large as lemons and also have an uplifting sweet fragrance to it. The early baby limes grow 1-2 centimetres in diameter and grow bigger as they mature. These limes only appear in the summertime given that there was enough rainfall during the spring season. Desert Lime is an extraordinary and rare fruit cultivated and collected from bush lands. Being a highly revered wild plant this fruit can be mostly seen booming in bush land area, a location where they can be commonly sighted. Hover, today Desert Lime and its tasty juice is now changing its environment from a bushy wild shrub to a more domesticated crop. This is due the conversion and afforestation of vast wild bushy regions to commercial agricultural lands reaping benefits.

Worldwide there are around 1,800 species in the Desert Lime (Citrus glauca) family, found in both tropical and temperate climates, especially in Africa and Australia. In Australia, there are around 320 species, which are found in all states. A large number of Rutaceae species are food plants. Ancient Purity’s 100% natural Desert Lime Syrup is free from preservatives, artificial colours, artificial sweeteners and artificial flavours. It is gluten free, diary free and no sugars were added(Naturally Sugar Fee). Each ml features extract the equivalent to 500mg fresh Desert Lime Juice. Desert limes are very rich in three essential vitamins: vitamin C, vitamin B9 (folate), and vitamin E. Now we can experience the Ancient botanical wisdom of the Aboriginal peoples by making ourself a refereshing smoothie full of nutritional goodness!

Superfoods as Syrup

Desert Lime Syrup… Closing Thoughts

Sorry, you guys just read everything there is to know about Desert Lime Syrup so i'll share the recipe of the Desert Lime Sour Cocktail with you! I had a few of these exotic beverages last weekend, and man, it is good! Take a shaker and add some ice cubes to it. Pour 50ml Russian Vodka and 20ml Desert Lime Syrup into the shaker. Add a little lemon peel to it and shake very well. Fill an old-fashioned drinking glass with ice and pour the shaker’s content into it. Garnish it with some lemon peel. Cheers!

I'm also a big fan of treating myself now and zen. Panckaes are one of those treats, sugar and lemon used to be my topping of choice but I've gone super healthy and I even prefer it. I'm talking obviously about using Desert Lime Syrup instead. Jeez... Cocktails and Pancakes, this doesn't sound very Ancient Purity, well you have to have some fun too and if you do why not make it healthy fun.
“There cannot be good living where there is no good drinking.” – Benjamin Franklin.

Experience Desert Lime in Sweet, Citrus Syrup Form - Order Today

  • Desert Lime.
  • Glycerol (Coconut).
  • Pure Water.
  • Citric Acid and Ascorbic Acid.

NOTE: Each 1ml contain extract equivalent to 500mg fresh plant. 
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

  • As a "Health Syrup" take a teaspoon up 3 times daily.
  • As a Healthy Treat, add to Desserts, yoghurts, Smoothies.
  • Can be used to Sweeten Coffee and Tea.
  • Brand: Ancient Purity.
  • Size: 100ml.
  • Container: Miron Glass Bottle.
  • Estimated shelf life from purchase: 1-2 years.
  • Storage: Keep in fridge once opened.

Scientific Articles

McQuarie University Sydney – Citrus glauca Desert Lime

Fruits Info – Introduction of Desert Lime

Australian Native Food & Botanicals – Desert Lime

Supporting Scientific Research

1. Burkill, Isaac Henry. 1932. Gardens' Bulletin, Straits Settlements 5 (Index): 3. Citrus glauca.
2. Low, Tim, Wild Food Plants of Australia, ISBN 0-207-14383-8.
3. Curk, Franck; Ancillo, Gema; Garcia-Lor, Andres; Luro, François; Perrier, Xavier; Jacquemoud-Collet, Jean-Pierre; Navarro, Luis; Ollitrault, Patrick (2014). "Next generation haplotyping to decipher nuclear genomic interspecific admixture in Citrus species: analysis of chromosome 2". BMC Genetics. 15: 152. doi:10.1186/s12863-014-0152-1. PMC 4302129. PMID 25544367.
4. Loizzo MR, Tundis R, Bonesi M, Menichini F, De Luca D, Colica C, Menichini F (2012). "Evaluation of Citrusaurantifolia peel and leaves extracts for their chemical composition, antioxidant and anti-cholinesterase activities". J Sci Food Agric. 92 (15): 2960–67. doi:10.1002/jsfa.5708. PMID 22589172.
5. "World production of lemons and limes in 2018; Crops/Regions/World/Production Quantity from pick lists". Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Statistics Division (FAOSTAT). 2019. Retrieved 19 February 2020.


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