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Citrus hystrix, Indonesian lime, Wild lime, Kaffir Lime

Citrus hystrix

Indonesian lime, Wild lime, Kaffir Lime
Family: Rutaceae
Origin: South East Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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The kaffir lime leaves are a very popular spice in Thailand; their characteristic flavour appears in soups, stir-fries or curres. The juice of the fruit is antiscurvy, expectorant. External use as antidandruff. Fruit peel - relief of stomach pain, carminative.

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