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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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Jujube Fruit Health Benefits

Jujube is a shrub or small tree, the fruit is commonly used to make medicine. In manufacturing, jujube extracts are used in skin care products to reduce redness and swelling, wrinkles and dryness; and Read more [...]

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Jambul Fruit Health Benefits

The Jambul or Jamun tree is native to India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Indonesia. However it is now being grown in Surinam, Trinidad and Tobago. It was introduced in Florida, USA in 1911. Read more [...]

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Jackfruit

Jackfruit is one of its own kinds of tropical fruits, recognized for its unique shape, size, and fruity flavour that can be appreciated from a distance. Jackfruit is a huge tree that grows to as high as Read more [...]

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