Top 10 Fruits you possibly Don’t Know Them

Special Stores along with regular supermarkets are continuously extending their obscure and exotic vegetables and fruit selections. There are a lot of uncommon and unknown vegetables and fruits. Most of the time people don’t become interested to buy and eat unknown fruits and vegetables, because they are not familiar with them and their various benefits.

Some Top Fruits those are possibly unknown to you

Today we shall be introduced with some fruits those are possibly unknown to many of us, but they are full of health benefits. So, here are some fruits with their healthy effects to our body:

Sugar Apple (Scientific Name: Annona squamosa)

Sugarapples are also known as Sweetsop and its native to the Americas, although it’s grown widely in India, Philippines and Pakistan. It looks like pine cones and about 10 centimeters in diameter. It’s whitish flesh under hard and lumpy skin with several seeds inside and tastes like custard.

Health Benefits of Sugar apples:

•The seeds of Sugar Apple contain neutral resin, fixed oil, alkaloid and irritant poison with properties of lice killing.

•Ripe fruit could be applied with salt on tumors.

•Unripe one works for dysentery and diarrhea.

Mammee Apple (Sc. Name: Mammea Americana)

MammeeApple is also known as Santo Domingo Apricot and Mamey Apple, which is native to the South America and an evergreen tree and fruit. It’s also available widely in the South East Asia and West Africa. It looks like berry and could be 20 centimeters in diameter with thick outside and soft with yellow or orange color inside. Its pulp is fragrant and sweet.

Health Benefits of Mammee Apple:

•Protect viral infections and night blindness

•Protects our cells from the damaging of oxygen and improves eyes skin

•Boosts Brain Function and decreases the risk of Heart Attack

•Lowers prospects of anemia and protect from eczema

Cherymoya (Sc. Name: Annona cherimola)

Cherymoya looks like the custard apple. It’s a deciduous tree that is found in the mountains of South America. The fruit is round vaguely with juicy white and fragrant and it tastes like the combination of papaya, pineapple and bananas.

Health Benefits:

•Its vitamin C, antioxidant prevents infection

•Its vitamin B6 provides 20% of the daily dose

•Its high potassium control blood pressure and heart rate

Platonia (Sc. Name: Platonia insignis)

Platonia is also known as Bacuri and it’s a huge tree with about 40 meter high, which is found in Paraguay and Brazil. It looks like an orange with thick yellow peel, but its inside contains the sticky white pulp. Its seeds are black and several in number with sweet as well as sour flavor.

Health Benefits:

•Decreases the risk of Heart Attack

•Prevent infection

•Regulates blood pressure and heart rate

Cocona (Sc. Name: Solanum sessiliflorum)

Cocona is also found in the tropical mountains of South America. It looks like tomatoes and taste of tomatoes and lemon mixture.

Health Benefits of Cocona

•Its high water content keeps our body, calm with liquid

•Its vitamin B5 and iron meet the need of requirement

Breadfruit (Sc. Name: Artocarpus altilis)

It’s a large tree of Breadfruit and native of the Philippines and other Southeast Asian countries. It looks like bananas. It’s soft and sweet when it’s ripe.

Health Benefits of Breadfruit

•It has moderate levels of vitamins and minerals that we need

•It meets the need of Vitamin B2, iron, niacin and phosphorus

•Its contains enough protein in our body

Duku (Sc. Name: Lansium domesticum)

Duku looks like lungsat and similar with many sides and found in Asian countries. It’s very sweet when it’s ripe.

Health Benefits of Duku

•It has enough protein and carbs

•It contains wonderful minerals and calcium & phosphorus

•It has antioxidant as Vitamin C, vitamin B, A etc.

Safou (Sc. Name: Dacryodes edulis)

Safou is found in African forests, southern Angola and Nigeria mostly. It’s known as the pears of Africa. Its length is about 14 cm with green flesh inside.

Health benefits of Safou

•Its root, stem and leaves are used in traditional treatment of leprosy, dysentery, tonsillitis and anemia

•It’s use to treat skin diseases like wounds

•It can control fever

Jabuticaba (Sc. Name: Myrciaria cauliflora)

Jabuticaba is known as grape of Brazil and its native of Brazil and South Eastern part of America. Its length is about 4 cm and its inside is thick purple colored skin with soft flesh. It contains 1/4 seeds.

Health Benefits of Jabuticaba

•It contains much protein and low carbs

•It has high calcium, phosphorus, iron and vitamin C & B

Rambutan (Sc. Name: Nephelium lappaceum)

Rambutan looks like furry strawberry at its outer look and inside is as similar as lychee. It’s South East Asian native, but its smaller version is available in Costa Rica and it calls them “Chinese sucker”. Its oval shape is about 6 cm diameter. It tastes sweet, slightly with a sour tinge possibly.

Health Benefits of Rambutan

•It’s rich in proteins, calcium, iron and vitamin C

•Seeds of the fruits contain fat and polyphenol

So, these are the Top 10 Fruits you possibly don’t know them. Now, you know about them and find them in the markets and consume for many kinds of health benefits; some of them are saying above shortly.

Originally published at on June 6, 2016.

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