The fruit of love

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Golden berries belong to the Solanaceae family, so it has similar characteristics to the family of potatoes, tomatoes and tobacco. Its internal structure is similar to a cherry tomato. The golden berry is a semi-acid, round, yellow, sweet and small fruit (it measures between 1.25 and 2 cm in diameter), and comes wrapped in a protective shell.

Common name: golden berry, Chinese lantern fruit, Cape gooseberry, Peruvian ground cherry, Poha or Poha berry, husk cherry.
Scientific name: Physalis peruviana L.
Gender: Physalis.
Type: Fruit

Health benefits:

Physalis is a good source of provitamin A, rich in vitamin C and B. It has an important therapeutic use, since it can purify blood, tones the optic nerve and is effective in the treatment of cataracts and conditions of the mouth and throat. Due to its diuretic properties, it favors the treatment of prostate problems. Thanks to the flavonoids contained in this fruit, it becomes a natural tranquilizer.

Nutritional table

For every 100 grams of fruit, we find the following:

Calories286 KCal
Total dietary fiber10,7 g
Sugar32,14 g
Iron3.86 mg
Sodium89 mg
Vitamin C8,6 mg
Vitamin A, IU8030 IU