Citrus junos is a species of citrus fruit native to East Asia and the Himalayas. It is known by several names including Japanese yuzu, Chinese yuzu, and the Himalayan cedar. It is characterized by its unique flavor, which is a combination of tart, sweet, and sour.
Citrus junos is generally used in traditional East Asian cuisine, particularly in dishes such as yuzu sorbet and zest for flavoring meats and fish. It is also commonly used in Japanese cuisine as a garnish or condiment. The juice is used to season many dishes, such as salads, dressings, and marinades.
Citrus junos can be found fresh in some Asian grocery stores and also as a bottled juice or concentrate. It is also available as a dried powder or “juice” powder.
The health benefits of Citrus junos include improved digestion and regularity, reduced risk of heart disease, improved blood sugar control, reduced risk of certain types of cancer, improved gut health, reduced risk of obesity, and increased satiety and appetite control.
Interesting Facts About Citrus junos:
Citrus junos has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries for its health benefits.
The essential oil from the fruit is used in aromatherapy and has a calming and uplifting effect.
Citrus junos is a good source of vitamin C and antioxidants.
List of Other Similar Ingredients:
Other citrus fruits include lemon, lime, orange, grapefruit, and tangerine. Other dietary fibers found in fruits, vegetables and grains include oat fiber, barley fiber, and psyllium. As with all types of dietary fiber, it is important to drink plenty of fluids when consuming citrus fiber to help it dissolve and work properly.