The Surprising Health Benefits Of Duhat!

Filipinos describe it as among the most popular fruits in the country.

Also known as siniguelas or lomboy, duhat provide several benefits for it's consumers.

Its juice can be made into wine, and can be used in the manufacture of red wine or the "tinto dulce" while its fruit, some studies claim, is a good source of calcium and a fair source of iron.

Read about the health benefits and uses of duhat before going under the tree:

1. Analyses of the fruit show that it is a good source of calcium and fair source of iron.

2. Bark contain 19 percent tannin and 1.67 percent garlic acid.

Tannin can be useful in protecting kidneys. It also has antiviral, antibacterial and antiparasitic effects.

3. It's fruit and seed were recently suggested in reducing blood sugars of diabetic individuals.

4. A boiled bark is a cure for dysentery, diarrhea, enema and ulcers. Can also be used as gargle.

5. Leaf extract is an effective poultice – a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation.

Just keep in mind that when you eat this fruit, it will make your teeth, gums and tongue dirty – a mixture of violet and blue stain.

Source: Food Recap
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