Bitter orange from Köhler’s Medicinal Plants / Citrus aurantium

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Reclipa of the Bitter orange or Seville orange (Citrus aurantium) illustration from Köhler’s Medicinal Plants, or Köhlers Medizinal Pflanzen as it is called in its original language, is a stunning example of botanical art. This vintage drawing of the bitter orange is a stunning rendering of the citrus fruit that captures its beauty, texture, and vibrant color. Originally, it was a hand-drawn image of the bitter orange, with just the right amount of detail and finesse to capture its unique beauty. The intricate lines and subtle shading gave the image a lifelike quality, making it a stunning representation of the fruit.

Citrus aurantium, also known as Bitter orange or Seville orange, is an evergreen citrus tree that produces distinctive tart fruits with a fragrant aroma. These fruits have been historically used both in flavouring and medicinal applications. The zest from the peel of these oranges is especially popular for imparting flavour in many dishes, and its essential oils are highly valued for their healing properties. The teas made from this citrus species are believed to support metabolism and reduce stress. While mostly grown in Spain and surrounding countries, it’s become increasingly accessible over recent years – making this versatile fruit available to even more culinary enthusiasts across the globe … not to mention the marmalade you can make from this …