Did you know that this fruit according medical studies, can help you with some problems? Yes, with it you can treat ansiety, arterial hypertension, heart attacks, headaches, and ulcers. Its flowers are also much benefit if you have them as an infussion, can help you with insomnium, and if price is a matter, with $1 you can buy 8 passion fruits, or also known as maracuya.
Well know as passion fruit, the maracuya is a fruit with medical qualities, that also perform in our organism as energizer, plus is a natural weight loss supplement. Its exquisite flavour, perfect balance between sweet and sour, not only concents our palate, it also calms pains and anxiety.
Altough anyboyd knows its cientific name, Passiflora Edulis, maracuya, fruit of amazon origin, was discovered in Peru more than four centuries ago, in 1569 by a spanish doctor, Monardes, who wrote and documented the use than indigenous gave to the fruit and plant.
The increase of fame of this delicious fruit is almost equal with the discovering of its benefits. The pulp, the
Because it contains several alkaloids, including harmol harmano and in normal doses, one or two cups of tea a day, help sleep and may also have antispasmodic effects. It is also recommended in case of bronchial or intestinal spasms of nervous origin, as well as for menstrual cramps. It also has a slight vasodilator effect, reducing blood pressure, which eases the job to heart. Although not recommended for regular use to prevent toxic effects.
The passion fruit contains polyphenols, these have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. It is also an energizing effect, therefore increases the metabolism for the elimination of fat deposited in tissues, which is why it is used as a convenient slimming.
Recent scientific studies at the University of Arizona and the power of Mashhad Medical University in Iran, are investigating the use of passion fruit for asthma, with results that give much hope to 400 million of asthmatics who are in the world. The incredible thing is that the pulp is not what works,
but the skin that contains chemicals and compounds that could help relieve the symptoms of this difficult and frustrating wrong.
Actually, the most prestige kitchens in the world include this fruit in the ingredients of the most exlusive courses. Because its exotic flavour, is possible to cook anything with it, from desserts, delicious ice creams, to the most refine foods, some are like crawfish in passion fruit saice, or the simple energizer beverages and delicious coctkails.
Known the characteristics of this passional fruit, we will not miss the opportunity to taste its delicious flavour, as a refreshing juice or delicious mousse.