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Gac fruit

            Scientific name - Momordica cochinchinensis


Momordica cochinchinensis is a native fruit of Southeast Asia. It is found to be grown abundant in the regions of Southern China to Northeastern Australia, including Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam. Gac grows on dioecious vines that bears the fruit only once in a year. The fruit is typically round measuring about 13 cm in length and 10 cm in diameter. Small spines like protrusions cover the entire outer skin. The fruit is rich in beta-carotene. It possesses high phytonutrient content and hence used in a form of juice dietary supplements.


Calories 40 Sodium 10 mg
Total Fat 0 g Potassium 0 mg
Saturated 0 g Total Carbs 10 g
Polyunsaturated 0 g Dietary Fiber 0 g
Monounsaturated 0 g Sugars 8 g
Trans 0 g Protein 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Vitamin A 6% Calcium 0%
Vitamin C 100% Iron 0%

Medicinal Uses of Gac fruit
  • Treats Skin problem and Eye disorder
  • Prevent from Heart Problems
  • Cure Burns and Prostate problems

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