Larry Lime™
They were thought to originate in Southeast Asia, then grown in Asia and finally into Egypt and Northern Africa in the 10th century and to Spain in the 13th century.  Columbus brought limes to the New World to many Caribbean countries.  Limes were brought in the 16th century by Spanish Explorers in the Florida Keys.  Limes are identical to lemons, except for certain chemicals.  Limes belong to the same family as the orange, lemon, grapefruit, and citron.  Limes have flavonoids, which may affect cancer cells and cholera.  Limes are a major source of vitamin C, which may reduce some symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, prevent the development and progression of atherosclerosis and diabetic heart disease, may help against colds, flu's, ear infections, and reduce risk of heart disease, stroke, and cancer.