Yumberry formerly known as yang-mei fruit and is also known as Chinese strawberry is a fruit native to China where it has been grown for thousands of years.
It is known as one of the”Superfruit” a term coined to describe a group of fruits which are rich in antioxidants and nutrients.
Yumberry looks like raspberries but have a sweet and sour flavour to them, more akin to pomegranate and cranberry juice.
They also have a one-of-a-kind texture similar to citrus fruit flesh and have a seed inside. Yumberry is rich in vitamin C and contains multiple organic acids.
This appetizing rich fruit acid can do many functions. It aids saliva secretion, and will clear up hard digested food in your stomach.
It will also prevent body sugar from being converted to fat. It is rich in polynutrients and the anti-oxidants oligomeric proanthocyanidins and anthocyanin, which give the fruit its deep reddish-purple colour.
Yumberry is very beneficial in lowering high blood pressure and thus protects the heart; it is also effective in lowering bad cholesterol levels.
Yumberry helps to strengthen the cell membranes and is very good for eyes as it protects eyesight and thus lowers the risks of cataracts and is also beneficial for weight loss.
Yumberry is also known to:-
- Fight inflammation and associated diseases such as arthritis
- Helps with (lessening) persistent bowel purging (diarrhoea
Yumberry is reported to possess many medicinal uses, acting as an astringent, cardiac tonic, carminative and stomach tonic as well.
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