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Governorís Plum fruit

            Scientific name - Flacourtia indica


Flacourtia indica popularly known as governorís plum, Batoko plum, and Indian plum is a fruit native to Africa and Asia that grows dense in tropical and temperate regions. The fruit has a fleshy enlarged receptacle and rigid central core containing 6 to 10 seeds. The pulp possess sweet acidic taste and used as a flavor ingredient in making jelly or jam. Its inner pulp is typically yellow or white in color, this specific portion can be fermented to make wine.


Cal 94k
Protein (negligible) .5g
Fat .6g
Carb 24.2g
Fiber 1.2g
Calcium 33mg
Iron (3.8% RDI) .7mg
Phosphorous (>1% RDI) 17mg
Potassium (4.8% RDI) 171mg
Vitamin C (8.3% RDI) 5mg
Thiamine/B1 (negligible) .01mg
Riboflavin/B2 (negligible) .02mg
Niacin/B3 (2% RDI) .4mg
Vitamin A (negligible) 30iu

Medicinal Uses of Governorís Plum
  • Treatment for snakebite
  • Cures Cough, Pneumonia and Bacterial Throat Infection
  • Cure Diarrhea

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