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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Citrofortunella microcarpa?
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I didn't find in Dr. Duke's database, any information about the uses of Citrofortunella microcarpa
Here is some basic information about Citrofortunella microcarpa.

 

Citrofortunella microcarpa basic info
Scientific Name: Citrofortunella microcarpa (Bunge) Wijnands.
Family: Rutaceae.
Genus: Citrofortunell.
Common names in English: calamondin, calamonding, China-orange, golden-lime, musk-lime, Panama-orange, Philippine-lime.
Description: alamondin (× Citrofortunella microcarpa or × Citrofortunella mitis) is an important citrofortunella, meaning that it is an intergenetic hybrid between a member of the genus citrus (in this case probably the mandarin orange) and the kumquat belonging to Fortunella.Calamondin is used mainly as an ornamental tree, rather than for food, although the fruit is edible. Calamondin has several alternative medicinal uses. When rubbed on insect bites, the juice is said to relieve the itching and reduce the irritation. It can also be used as a natural acne medicine or taken orally as cough medicine (often mixed with green tea), and is a natural anti-inflammatory. For constipation the juice is warmed and diluted with water. It bleaches freckles and helps to clear up acne vulgaris and pruritus vulvae. In Malaysia, it is used as an antidote for poison, and a poultice of pandanus leaves mixed with salt and the juice of Calamondin can be used to treat abscesses. In Peninsular Malaysia, it is combined with pepper to help expel phlegm. It is also used in skin and hair care products. - for more info about Citrofortunella microcarpa See link

 

 

Citrofortunella microcarpa in other websites
Citrofortunella microcarpa common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Citrofortunella microcarpa - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Citrofortunella microcarpa - See link.

 

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