Scientific Name - Citrus hystrix. Common name are Kaffir lime, Mauritius papeda, Makrut lime, papeda, leach lime, rough lemon, Indonesian lime leaves. Aside from its culinary uses, due to its uniquely tart and pleasant flavor, Thai lime is also highly respected in herbal medicine, due to its high content of beneficial organic compounds that can positively affect the body's systems. The oil, leaves, fruit, and rind of kaffir limes are all utilized for different purposes. Kaffir limes are being used in soups and sauces, such as Tom Yum soup, mainly the leaves, which are frequently utilized in Thai cooking.