Lemon / Lime / Sour Lime

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Citrus Aurantifolia

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 The fruit has high levels of Vitamin C and so it is particularly used to treat flu and cold.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Good source of vitamin C

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Common in authentic Mexican, Vietnamese and Thai dishes. Dried lime is used as flavoring agent in Persian and Iraqi cuisine. Lime used to add flavor to cold and hot drinks and cocktails.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Lemon / Lime / Sour Lime
  • Tamil : Elumicham Pazham / Kaipa Naranga
  • Malayalam : Cherunaranga / Naranga
  • Telugu : Nimma Pandu
  • Kannada : Nimbe
  • Hindi : Neembu
  • Bengali : Lebur / Kagi-Nebu
  • Gujarati : Limbu
  • Konkani : Nimboovo / Limbo
  • Marathi : Limbu / Kagadi Limbu
  • Oriya : Lembu
  • Punjabi : Nimbha / Galgal
  • Tulu : Limbae
  • Kashmiri : Nyomb

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