Japanese Persimmon (Paradise Apple)
The divine fruit is a vitamin bomb known for its healing properties for centuries.
The exotic plant comes from the Ebony family. The route of the orange jewel started from Japan and China and reached America and the Mediterranean in the 18th century, and its first visit to Bulgaria dates back to 1935.
Characteristic of this type of fruit is that it is grown mainly in the subtropical climate zone. most of the varieties can withstand extremely low temperatures.
Due to the high content of tannin, Europeans have long naively believed that the paradise apple is completely inapplicable for human consumption.
The Persimmon fruits have an excellent effect on thyroid disease, as they are rich in iodine. They are especially recommended for thyrotoxicosis. The fruit is also an excellent tool for the prevention of atherosclerosis.
The fruit provides valuable nutrients to dieters, does not contain many calories and, above all, satisfies effectively and for a long-time the feeling of hunger.
The consumption of paradise apple in raw and unprocessed form is most recommended, as all the valuable substances are preserved in full in the raw fruit. However, incomparable raw fruit desserts, cakes, fruit and vegetable salads, shakes, raw jam and all kinds of delicacies that your imagination can create can be prepared from this delicious divine fruit.
On the market you will find more often paradise apples, which are sold after the green ones have been picked. This is for greater durability, but do not eat the unripe fruit, which resembles a still green pink tomato. However, this does not mean that you cannot buy the paradise apple. When you get home, just leave the fruit on the windowsill and wait for it to color well. The most delicious are considered to be paradise apples, ripe on a tree and have acquired a soft and sweet texture of the branch itself.
of the fruit in the fleshy and tasty part, which you should eat instantly. All the valuable substances of the paradise apple can be preserved in it only if it is raw. Do not heat it, just put it as a garnish or decoration for cakes. With a paradise apple you can prepare sweet and delicious creams, as well as put it in a cake or pastry for consumption on the same day. The rich content of vitamin PP in the paradise apple successfully fights fatigue, depression, makes our skin healthy and without acne, and the hair acquires a cow shine and structure. The magnesium in the paradise apple is important for the work of the heart, potassium strengthens the circulatory system, and iron fights anemia.
Even today, the old traditional “folk” medicine uses the paradise apple in the treatment of anemia, impaired gastrointestinal tract, various seasonal ailments, such as influenza, colds, because this wonderful orange fruit perfectly increases our resistance. The name paradise apple comes from the Greek word "diospiros", which literally translates as "divine fire".
On top of that, the paradise apple is a faithful friend of those of us who want to get rid of some other extra kilo. The fruit provides many valuable substances, and at the same time contains few calories and effectively manages to create a long feeling of satiety. Paradise apple is highly recommended by nutritionists for overweight people.
The benefits of the paradise apple are numerous and iIn the past, it was used to treat scurvy, colds and coughs. The divine fruit is included in the diet for anemia, disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, as well as diseases of the thyroid gland.
It is also useful for diabetics, as about 80-90% of the sugars in it are pure fructose. Its reception has an invigorating effect. It is used as an immunosuppressant.
Now and now is the season of the paradise apple so do not wait – an apple a day keeps the doctors away 😊
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