Seville or sour orange as it is called in Jamaica has medicinally uses. The dried outer peel of the fruit of bitter orange, with the white pulp layer removed, is used medicinally. The leaves are also commonly used in many folk traditions. The bitter orange tree is indigenous to eastern Africa, Arabia, and Syria, and cultivated in Spain, Italy, and North America
A nice, warm glass of water with lemon in the morning helps get your body going when you get out of bed. If you're starting your morning with a hot cup of tea or coffee, you may want to change your morning beverage to a nice cup of warm lemon water
Harmon, as it is called in Jamaica is known by other names, Indian almond, tropical almond, sea almond, West Indian almond, Malabar almond. The seeds are 5 cm or more long and 2.5 cm across, green turning red, yellow, or brown at maturity
The ripe aromatic fruit is eaten fresh and the best way is to cut the fruit in halves and scoop out the aril (pulp) with seeds intact with a spoon or eaten with ice-cream, yogurt and in fruit salads. The passion fruit seeds are edible and contained the 17 amino acids found naturally in plant protein.
Sugar cane is a big part of our culture, cultivated in Jamaica on a commercial scale for centuries. The country depends on not only the sugar from the sugarcane but also on other by-products such as rum
Key lime is called West Indian lime in Jamaica, or just lime. Jamaican used lime juice for different purposes, make lemonade, cut the rawness from fish
Delicious ripe star apples. Unlike other fruits, star apples must be picked as rarely do they drop to the ground. There, now you fully comprehend the term as mean as a star apple.
Ackee fruit: Ackee (Blighia sapida) is the national fruit of Jamaica. Ackee and salt fish (codfish) is the Jamaica's national dish. Ackee is not indigenous to Jamaica; it has remarkable historic associations