Have you heard of fruit called a “Peruvian strawberry”? We believe that you haven’t, but this fruit carries many health benefits. It is significant because it prevents colon and prostate cancer, and it also works preventively. This is extremely useful and healing plant has long been known in human nutrition, but in recent years its many beneficial properties, once again is in the focus of interest.

The Andes strawberry or Peruvian Wolf (Physalis peruviana) is also referred to as “Love in a Cage” because a reddish orange-red fruit of 1-2 cm in diameter matures inside a kind of armor that looks like a net lamp. It is also known as Inka or Aesthetic Fruit, and is popular in South American cuisine and as a fruit and vegetable: it is eaten as raw fruit and is added to vegetable salads and cooked in salads served with tortillas, dried, boiled in jams and mixes in juices, can be freeze like strawberries or blueberries, added as a dessert ornament, and pie and pie from strawberries.

After the man’s health is extremely beneficial effect in the raw state and significantly increases immunity. Also, it contains a lot of antioxidants which are most effective against the free radicals and cancer cells, and leukemia. It acts as a powerful antibiotic, and in other experiments, it is proved to be very successful against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria (Streptococcus and Staphylococcus), and against viruses, is effective against small pox, even a statement that can be worn with AIDS. It is a very beneficial effect on blood pressure. It is used for nervous disorders as a sedative, then as a diuretic, antipyretic and vomiting, as well as in kidney and liver diseases.

Moreover, it carries and these health benefits:

– It is rich in vitamins, especially A, B, C, and we all know that vitamin A is good for strengthening eyesight
– Cures infection, inflammation
– Improves digestion
– Cleanses blood
– Treat constipation
– Stimulates urination, removal of excess water from the body and is a good diuretic
– A good source of energy.

These are just some medicinal properties and the list is quite long so that it can be said that it is the universal remedy with a rich concentration of medicinal substances in the fruit.

The fruit is most curative when is eaten raw and fully mature, can be added to salads. Rich in calcium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin C, B1, B2, B6, B12, and carotene. Contains a number of bioactive compounds, including flavonoids, alkaloids and various types of plant steroid. The taste is somewhat reminiscent of orange, as well as apricot, raspberry, strawberry and pineapple. Do not eat a large amount, most five to ten fruits during meals, advise nutritionists.

It is not recommended for people with hemophilia, heart disease, and low blood pressure.

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