Buddhas hand

An unusual fruit that looks like a contorted hand with long fingers, Buddha's hand, also known as bushukan in Japanese or fingered citron, is a fragrant citrus whose fruit is segmented into finger-like sections. It has a thick peel and only a small amount of acidic flesh and is juiceless and sometimes seedless.The origin of Buddha's hand can be traced back to Northeastern India or China. The fruit may be given as a religious offering in Buddhist temples. As a citron, Buddha’s hand has an exceptionally high amount of vitamin C and can be preventative and cure for scurvy. It can also hel..

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