Have you ever heard about quenepa? I suppose you haven’t, because I also just heard it recently. However, you surely need to know more about this amazing fruit because it can provide countless health benefits to your body. Quenepa which is more popular with the name Spanish lime has the ability to boost brain performance and also cure insomnia quickly.
The Amazing Quenepa fruit
Quenepa can also be found in the coast and dry forest of The Caribbean and Central American though it is originated from northern parts of South America. This fruits has a sweet and sour taste and usually people like to eat this fruit with a pinch of salt, lime, and chilly.
According to experts, quenepa is a mix of lime and lychee: it has a hard shell but firm and delicate flesh. The Americans know quenepa as Spanish lime because it resemble that fruit that also has orange or yellow color. Quenepa has a sift and leathery texture just like jelly and a colorful aril with a pulp surrounding the seeds.
Nutrients inside Quenepa
Quenepa contains high amount of the following nutrients:
- Amino acids
- Unsaturated fatty acids (oleic and linoleic)
- Vitamin C
- Vitamins B1, B3, B6 and B12
The Spanish lime can be a great remedy against high cholesterol level and chronic constipation since it contains a lot of fibers. It is also rich in vitamin A that can prevent urinary tract stones formation and boost the immune system. It also abounds in minerals and calcium which are important to strengthen bones and teeth. It can also fight against cancer and free radicals in your body because of the antioxidant properties.
Quenepa also contain sufficient amount of phosphorus that can balance your hormones and improve digestion. It is also useful to resolve asthmatic problems and reduce blood pressure.
Experts said that quenepa can boost your immune system and prevent cardiovascular disease because of its phenolic compound. Now you can see much healthy benefits this fruit can provide to your body. Quenepa may not be so famous, yet many people all over the world still consider it as the best natural remedy for a lot of health issue and diseases.
Amazing health benefits of quenepa
- Help with constipation
- Eliminates parasites
- Boosting your immune system and prevents the accumulation of bacterial in your body;
- Can help against urinary and lung infections
- Improve the reproductive system’s function
- Prevent and treats kidney problems
- Prevent anemia by increasing red blood cell production
- Reduce high cholesterol and triglyceride levels
- Prevents flu and bronchitis
- Treat skin problems
- Treat gum infections
Quenepa can also help with diarrhea. You just need to mix some roasted quenepa seeds with honey.
There are just so many health benefits you can take from this exotic fruits. So why don’t you start adding this fruit to your diet list?