After discovering the amazing health benefits of this miraculous fruit known as quenepa, you will totally want this fruit in your kitchen.
It is commonly referred to as Spanish lime, and it’s extremely efficient in boosting the brain function and treating insomnia.
It has origins form South America, but it is also cultivated in Central America and the Caribbean. It has a soft, delicate, leathery and jelly- like flesh and hard shell, and people often combine it with salt, chilly and, because it has a sour and sweet taste.
Experts say that it’s a combination of lychee and lime.
In fact, its popularity in the US is due to the similarity to limes, but this fruit can be orange or yellow. It is a colorful fruit with a pulp that encloses the seeds.
This amazing fruit is high in various nutrients, including:
• Vitamin C
• Amino acids
• B-group vitamins;
• Unsaturated fatty acids (linoleic and oleic)
Due to its high content of fiber, quenepa is efficient in preventing high levels of cholesterol as well as chronic constipation.
In addition, this plant is rich in vitamin A that can prevent formation of urinary stones, and boosts the immune system. Also, it’s rich in phosphorus, which can balance the hormones, treat asthma issues, help digestion and decrease the blood pressure.
Quenepa has high content of minerals including calcium that strengthens the bones and teeth, and numerous antioxidants which prevent free radical damage and cancer.
Experts say that quenepa has a phenolic compound that can boost the immune system and prevent heart issues.
This is just a small part of the numerous medicinal uses and many people consider it as the healthiest fruit in the world.
Quenepa can also:
• Eliminate parasites;
• Prevent flu and bronchitis;
• Boost the immune system and prevent bacterial accumulation;
• Prevent and treat kidney issues
• Stimulate the production of red blood cells, preventing anemia;
• Improve the function of the reproductive system;
• Soothe gum infections;
• Treat and prevent lung and urinary infections;
• Reduce high triglyceride and cholesterol levels;
• Treats skin problems;
• Treat constipation;
In cases of diarrhea, combine a couple of roasted quenepa seeds and honey and you’ll solve the issue quickly.
Because of the high content of essential nutrients, quenepa is extremely useful for the general health. So don’t wait and include it in your regular diet!
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