Thursday, February 21

Did you know Langsat fruit? Duku fruit similar to but distinct benefits

Benefits of langsat fruit (Lansium domesticum)
Langsat fruit (Lansium domesticum) is also known as lanzon, lansone, or kokosan. Langsat is a type of fruit. What, no one knows what it is olive fruit and what benefit?We will try to discuss the olive fruit as an interesting discussion.

When someone asked what it was tan, then most will answer it Duku fruit.
But actually complexioned and duku different. Indeed, duku and tan comes from the same plant species namely interest Meliaceae. Characteristic plants are leafy and fruit in bunches which appear on a branch or stem and tend to huddle and hardwood trees.

Langsat fruit is widely available in western Indonesia (Pontianak) and common as wild and cultivated. in the Philippines where the fruit is quite famous and is being used in reforestation tree. Langsat fruit was introduced to Hawaii before 1930 and grew at low altitude. It little know species in tropical America, except in Suriname. The fruit can be eaten straight away and it feels fresh or as a dessert. But can be cooked in many different ways or canned in syrup or sometimes candied.

Differences Duku fruit and Langsat fruit which is located on the fruit, if you have not seen yourself make sure you do not believe us, here's a difference. Duku fruit tends to round, thick-skinned tend not sticky when it is ripe. Generally, small seeds and fleshy thick. It was sweet or sour sometimes and smell nice. While Langsat fruit, fruit leather thin, always gummy (though ripe), watery flesh with a sweet flavor and refreshing. One distinguishing feature of the Langsat fruit is not durable after being picked. In three days, the skin will turn black Langsat fruit (although not affect the taste) but it looks unattractive. Therefore, the fruit may not be so well known Langsat fruit Duku (limited to local only).

Content, Langsat fruit (100gram) : 
- Fat : 0.2 grams,calories : 70 cal,
- Protein : 1,0 gram,
- Carbohydrates :13 grams,
- Calcium : 18 mg,
- Minerals : 0.7 grams,
- Iron : 0.9 mg
- Phosphorus  : 9 mg &
- Phytin : 1.1 mg (dry weight)
(Content of calories, minerals and iron, olive fruit level higher than apples or oranges).
Some of the benefits of langsat fruit:
  • In addition to fresh, healthful fruit pulp, Langsat fruit also contains dietary fiber or fiber is beneficial for improving the digestive system (duku pounded seeds for fevers and de-worming).
  • The skin on the wood can also be used to treat venomous insect bites and dysentery medicine. In the Philippines, fruit leather tan burnt to repel mosquitoes.
  • The bark of the tree langsat fruit can also be used to treat venomous insect bites and dysentery medicine.
  • Seed powder is used to reduce fever, and the bark is used to treat scorpion stings and malaria.
  • Olive fruit peel waste does not pollute the environment even dry waste can be used as organic fertilizer.
  • Olive fruit peel aqueous properties, although it was sweet or acidic, the pH of the skin to tan skin soak 100 grams in 50 milliliters of distilled water about 8-9. Effectiveness of olive fruit skin as an anti-mosquito reinforced by the rather sticky sap. To repel mosquitoes, fruit leather and dried and burned as incense in the sick room.

So far, the langsat fruit leather wasted in vain. Turned out to have a huge benefit as an animal repellent is sucking human blood. ^_^

You can get the Benefits Of Langsat fruit to eat every day. All fruits have their efficacy, including Langsat Fruit. It is time consuming Langsat fruit from now.

Prevention is better than cure.

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