Tired of eating common fruits like apples and bananas? Why not rambutan? Rambutan is a rich source of vitamins and minerals. This furry strawberry lookalike has been taking its limelight because of its amazing benefits. Here they are:
Rich source of Vitamin C
It’s always good to eat food high in vitamin C. It is very necessary because it is an antioxidant agent that supports ones’ body’s immune system so that it can battle free and harmful radicals.
Rambutan is a great source of carbohydrates and proteins. It also lowers your thirst levels because it contains high water content. This results in improving your energy level.
Helps in Weight Loss
The rambutan fruit is full of fiber and at the same time is less in calories.
Because rambutan has high fiber content, it helps improve your digestion, therefore, less constipation problems.
Production of Red and White Blood Cells
Iron and copper are located in rambutan fruit. Both minerals play a key role in the production of red and white blood cells.
Anemia is a condition where iron is deficient in the blood. Rambutan can keep that from happening because of it is rich in iron. Iron helps your blood to be oxidated to prevent you from feeling dizzy and tired.
Eliminates Wastes From Kidney
Eating rambutan, which contains a high amount of phosphorus content, will help your kidney eliminates and filters those wastes more effectively.
Consuming rambutan inhibits healthy amounts of iron, phosphorus, and calcium in your body. When these minerals are broken down, your body utilizes them to form strong bones and stable their growth.
Rambutan has impressive antiseptic properties which shield your body from certain diseases. This helps your abscesses treat a lot faster without forming pus. It also reduces itching and inflammation.
Rambutan fruit contains saponin which helps in killing intestinal parasites and keeps your gut healthy and promote good digestion.
Maintaining Sperm Health
Rambutan fruit contains vitamin C. It is said that healthy amounts of vitamin C is linked with healthy sperm development. So that’s why rambutan is good in maintaning sperm health.
The leaves of rambutan have been known to have properties just like a pain killer does. It has been a Chinese traditional remedy. Drinking the leaves extract works on your nerve centers to make the brain into changing the perception of pain.
The leaf of rambutan is a perfect aphrodisiac. Boiling the leaves in water and drinking it will help stimulate the hormones responsible for increasing libido or sexual desire.
Prevents Your Hair From Graying
Graying of hair is caused by lacking melanin in the hair. Rambutan leaves have the properties to animate the dead hair pigment, which slows the graying process of the hair.
Promotes Healthy Scalp
By rubbing the juice, rambutan leaves help your hair become healthy and clean which will prevent you from hair loss, dandruff, ulcers and relieving stress.
Rambutan seeds are full of good fats, proteins, and fibers. When seeds are boiled and roasted, it will be a good and healthy snack. But note this, do not eat the seeds raw because they contain poisonous compounds such as saponin but roast or boil it will be safe to be eaten.
The seed of this fruit contains great oxidative properties which help remove blemishes and resulting to a glow and youthful skin. To have these results, mash the seeds until a paste is achieved and then apply it onto your skin daily.
The seeds have the ability to control glucose level in your body which make them anti-diabetic in nature.
- Chop the rambutan seeds into tiny pieces
- Sun dry it for a few days
- Grind it until becomes powder
- Mix a little of this powder in a glass of warm water and drink up
The peel of the rambutan fruit has flavonoids and gallic acid that are anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties. You can eat this raw and do not afraid of its spines because they’re soft.
Relieve Canker Sores
Although it has not been confirmed, it is said that rambutan cures canker sores because the bark of Rambutan has astringent properties.