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NATURE & GASTRONOMY

  

 

 

  look samrong

 

Thailand

The dried, plum-like fruits of the samrong, a plant or tree with the scientific name Scaphium macropodium, are sold in bulk at Bangkok's Chinatown.

 

These look samrong, i.e. samrong fruits, are used as a herb in traditional medicine to improve general health, as well as to treat certain respiratory conditions and other ailments, such as cough, phlegm, sore throat, apthous ulcers and fever.

 

  look samrong