This incredible fruit has been used for centuries in Asia as Food As Medicine. It’s also a staple of the Okinawans (who have some of the longest life expectancy), and popular in the tropical regions of South America, the Caribbean and Africa.
It can eaten raw, juiced, cooked in a soup, steeped as a tea or taken as medicine. It’s pretty bitter of course, and not to everyones liking, so look for it in your heath food store as a herbal tincture (liquid) and tablets. Or ask your naturopath or herbalist about it.
And current research is now proving it’s value in controlling blood sugar issues, to fight infection, aiding the respiratory tract and benefiting the skin.
Turmeric now has competition as a strong anti -inflammatory, and as the best thing since, well – penicillin


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