Meet Jerusalem’s Etrog Man

You thought the citrus fruit was only for religious purposes? A popular Yemenite medicine man touts its health benefits in drinks and cosmetics.

If you’ve ever been to the century-old Jerusalem marketplace Machane Yehuda and haven’t stopped by the booth of third-generation Yemenite healer Uzi-Eli Chezi, it’s time for a return visit.

Click below to see how Uzi-Eli has built his citywide reputation on drinks and cosmetic preparations using native plants including the fragrant etrog, or citron, which is better known for its starring role in the Sukkot holiday.

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