Kaffir Lime

Last Updated: September 29 2022

Citrus hystrix, also known as kaffir lime or makrut lime, is a plant that belongs to the Rutaceae family, which is native to tropical Southeast Asia. The plant’s fruit, fruit peels, and leaves have been reported to possess antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-tumor properties.

Kaffir Lime is most often used for

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