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Genip fruit


            Scientific name - Melicoccus bijugatus


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Melicoccus bijugatus commonly known as Spanish lime, ginepa, mammon, limoncillo is native to South and Central America. The drupe is green in color which measures 2.5-4cm long and 2 cm wide with orange/ yellowish pulp. The fruit possess the combination of both sweet and sour taste and generally it is eaten with chili powder, salt and lime. The fruit grows in bunches and typically has an ovoid structure.



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Amount Per Serving
Calories 3.9
Calories from Fat 0.09
Fat 0.01g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0011g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0028g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.00095g
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0%
Sodium 0.3mg 0%
Potassium 11.7mg 0%
Carbohydrate 0.99g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.21g 1%
Protein 0.055g 0%
Alcohol 0.0g

Medicinal Uses of Genip fruit
  • Cure Diarrhea
  • Control Blood Pressure
  • Relieve from Throat pain
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