|Latin Name :||Citrus aurantifolia limetta|
|English Name :||Lime|
|French Name :||Lime or citron vert|
|Origin :||Brazil, Mexico, Italy, India|
History and Origin
Lime is the fruit of the lime tree, originally from India or Malaysia and introduced to America by the Portuguese crusaders. It was used by navigators to fight scurvy because of its high content in vitamin C.