Rambutan
Rambutan (Rambutan, Ngo, “hairy fruit”). The amusing appearance of rambutan is remembered immediately. The round red fruits (up to 5 cm in diameter) are really “hairy”, even he is named…

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Passion fruit
Passion fruit (Passion fruit, Passfruit, Passion fruit, Passionflower edible, Passiflora edible, Granadilla purpurea) is native to South America, and is currently grown in many countries with a tropical climate. Round…

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Avara
Avara (Avarra, Tukum, Awara, Wara, Awarra, Tucum, Tucumã-do-Pará). This palm tree is actively cultivated in the north of the South American continent in countries such as Brazil, Suriname, Guyana, Guiana.…

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Goji berries

Among the supporters of a healthy diet, Goji berries, which are grown in Mongolia, China, Tibet, have recently become popular. Wild varieties (common dereza) grow in our latitudes and are not inferior in properties to their exotic relatives, but some of them are poisonous, although they have a beautiful rich red color and a pleasant smell during flowering.

This picky and hardy plant can be planted on its site and not overpay, buying a foreign counterpart. For therapeutic purposes, all parts of dereza are used, therefore, a separate material can be devoted to listing its usefulness. Most often, marketers present it as an excellent means of restoring strength after hard work, physical training; during colds – as enhancing immunity. The berry contributes to the normal functioning of the reproductive system.

Goji has a lot of vitamin C and polysaccharides, potassium, amino acids. By the presence of beta-carotene, which supports the heart, blood vessels and eyesight, fights against tumors, the berry is more effective than carrots. In this case, the daily dose for an adult is only 2 tbsp. spoon and do not exceed it, as undesirable side effects are possible, for example, insomnia, nausea, abdominal pain. With general benefits for the liver, goji can be harmful if a person takes medications to treat this organ. Allergy sufferers need to be cautious with it, people with high blood pressure, diabetes, pregnant.

Pepino
Pepino (Melon Pear, Sweet Cucumber, Solanum muricatum) is a shrub native to South America, where it is mainly grown and also cultivated in New Zealand. Quite large rounded fruits weighing…

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Sapodilla
Sapodilla (Moss Tree, Wood Potato, Oil Tree, Ahra, Sapodilla, Prang khaa, La-mut, Naseberry, Chiku) is native to Mexico and is now grown almost everywhere in the tropical countries of America…

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Bread tree
Bread tree (Artocarpus altilis, Breadfruit, Pana). The same name is sometimes used for Jackfruit and Papaya, so do not get confused! New Guinea is considered to be the birthplace, from…

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Purple Mombin
Purple Mombin (Mexican plum, Spondius Purpurea, Spondias purpurea, jocote, Hog Plum, Makok, Amra, Sirigela, Siriguela, Ciriguela, Ciruela). The homeland of mombin is tropical America from Mexico to Brazil and the…

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