As you know, fruits are one of the healthiest foods you can add to your daily diet. But you can’t find all healthy fruits in the market. There are many rare, nutrient-rich fruits in the world. These fruits grow only under some specific conditions.
Physalis is an exotic fruit native to South America. The fruit is related to tomato family. It has a transparent leaf like husk. Unlike tomato, physalis fruit is small in size. The fruit also has the same acidity as tomato.
The tasty physalis has many medicinal properties. The presence of Vitamin C, B and Iron makes physalis as a special herb in a number of traditional medicines. The consumption of physalis also could stimulates your immune system.
Cupuacu mainly grows in the wild Amazon rainforest. This fruit also cultivates in some parts of Peru. Growing 8 inches in length and weighing of 2 kg, cupuacu completely look like a wild fruit. This thick shelled fruit also has a soft tasty pulp inside.
The pulp of cupuacu fruit is very fragrant. It is a rich source of vitamin b1, b2 and b3. In fact, cupuacu is from the family of chocolate. It’s also tastes like chocolate.
Eating cupuacu could stimulate your immune system. Reducing the chances of heart diseases is an another benefit. The huge concentration of antioxidants in cupuacu also empowers the body tissues.
The mangosteen fruit is very rare in Western markets.The purple colored, mangosteen contains fruity part which packed inside a small shell. The edible part of mangosteen has a small triangular shape. This fruit is also very fragrant
Mangosteen fruit contains no cholesterol and other types of fats. It is also a rich in vitamin C which help to prevent many infections. The fruit also has few medicinal properties.
The small, red colored miracle fruit grows in the tropical forests of West Africa. In the medical field, doctors utilize the sweetening effect of miracle fruit to bring back the appetite of cancer patients.
This single-seeded, exotic is fruit also known as miracle berry, sweet berry, and miraculous berry. The sweet, miracle fruits also help you to cut down the calories. At the same time, excessive consumption of miracle fruit also results in acidity
The seasonal, durian fruit is known as ‘king of fruits‘ across South Asian countries. In fact, only a few species of durian fruits exist today. This fruit is native to Indonesia and Malaysia. Durian smell awful due to presence of different combinations of a chemicals.
Durian fruit drink is completely free from cholesterol and other fatty acids. It offers instant refreshment as it contains simple sugars. The fruit is also used for the preparation of ice creams, sweets, and shakes.
African Horned Cucumber
It is also called as ‘blow fish fruit’, named after it’s yellowish outer shell with spines like horns. The fruity part of horned cucumber is green with lots of seeds. The outer shell of the fruit is rich in vitamin c.
African horned cucumber tastes like a cross between a cucumber and lemon. Its juice is an excellent remedy for acidity, heart burns and eczema. The consumption of this fruit also helps to get relief from kidney, urinary problem and to regulate blood pressure.
Jabuticaba is a rare, purple colored fruit native to Southeastern Brazil. Unlike other fruits, jabuticaba bear in the trunk of its tree. This fruit looks like grapes but has tougher outer skin.
The whitish pulp of jabuticaba is very fragrant and sweet. This fruit is mainly used in baked products, jams, and wines. It can also heal diarrhea and asthma.
This exotic, oval shaped fruit has pinky hairs on the outershell. It is named after Malaysian word ‘rambut’, which means hair. The sweet and sour white colored fleshy part lies inside the fruit.
The rambutan trees bear fruits in the fall and late spring season. Rambutan tastes just like grapes. The carbohydrate and protein content of this fruit offer instant refreshment.This copper rich fruit also help to increase the rate white blood cell (fight against infection) production in your body.
Ackee is a rare and strange looking fruit that grows in the tropical regions of Western Africa. It is also the national fruit of Jamaica. The brain like shape is the main attraction of this fruit.The inner part of ackee contains soft white to yellow flesh with black seeds.
Ackee is completely free from cholesterols and other unwanted fatty acids. But its seed contains poisonous hypoflycin. That is why the U.S food and drug administration banned the importation of ackee fruit to the country.