Kaffir lime


Scientific name: Citrus hystrix

Family: Rutaceae

Origin: China and New Guinea

Medicinal use: The kaffir or kafir lime (Citrus hystrix) is the fruit of a citrus plant native to tropical Southeast Asia. The kaffir lime, an exotic fruit still little known but essential in many Asian cuisines, especially in Thai. The fresh leaf is thick and somewhat hard, so it is usually added whole to cooking sauces, stews, soups or curries.

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