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Physalis Fruit Health Benefits

Native to Central and South America Physalis, also known as the Cape gooseberry or Ground-cherry, the fruit is a small round berry, about the size of a marble, full of small seeds. The Physalis fruit is Read more [...]

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Chalta Fruit

Chalta or elephant apple is a fruit that is said to be native to China, a fruit that is also said to possess tonic and laxative properties, and is used for abominal pains. The bark and leaves are astringent.    Rubbing Read more [...]

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Key Lime Health Benefits

Lemons are oval in shape and feature a yellow, texturized outer peel. Like other citrus fruits, their inner flesh is encased in eight to ten segments. Usually smaller than lemons, limes are oval or round Read more [...]

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Cocona Fruit Health Benefits

Cocona is a tropical shrub belonging to the Solanaceae family; the fruit of cocona is a red, orange or yellow edible berry.   Cocona is prized for its valuable medicinal properties which include Read more [...]

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Chalta Fruit Health Benefits

Chalta or elephant apple is a fruit that is said to be native to China, a fruit that is also said to possess tonic and laxative properties, and is used for abdominal pains. The bark and leaves are astringent.    Rubbing Read more [...]

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Star Apple Health Benefits

Star apple, also known as the Caimito, is an exotic fruit with a tough, inedible skin that ranges in colour from green to purple, depending on the stage of ripeness.   About the size of an Read more [...]

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Passion fruit

Passion fruit contains high amounts of iron which is 20% of daily required value. Along with iron it is an excellent source of Vitamin C. Vitamin C increase the absorption capacity of iron.   So Read more [...]

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Mamey Fruit Health Benefits

Mamey fruit is a type of Sapote that is native to Guatemala and Mexico. The fruit’s soluble fiber promotes healthy cholesterol levels, thereby reducing your risk of heart disease.   Its high Read more [...]

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Loquat

Loquat, also known as Chinese Plum is a fruit that grows on a large shrub and is native to China. Loquats are related to the pome family which includes apples, pears and plums. Loquat is one of the first Read more [...]

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Kumquats

Kumquats are a small sized evergreen tree native to South-Eastern parts of mountainous China. Today, they are grown for their delicious fruits and as an ornament tree in many parts of the world, including Read more [...]

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