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Exotic Fruits

Exotic fruits are that which are not native and that are cultivated outside, available at their place of origin. Some exotic fruits are tropical. Exotic fruits cover just a small group of fruits, you must try out atleast few when you go for an exotic trip.....as they appear not like a general fruit perhaps something totally different. Explore them here......

Aren't you bored of the same apple pie and orange juice? Why don't you try a lucuma pie and dragon fruit juice? They may not look sweet but they are exotic in taste and flavours. Exotic fruits are the new entrants who are making a boomin the fruits market. But what exactly are these exotic fruits? Well, exotic fruits are mostly exported fruits {which are mostly tropical fruits} are unique in nature and different in taste. So, with no further delays let's see some of the most common Exotic Fruits.

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There are some exotic fruits which have created a new place in people's hearts and fruits market. Here we have some of the most famous and easily available exotic fruits.

star fruit

Star fruit is a tropical fruit which rapidly became popular in the USA. They originated from Indonesia and Southern China and they have been growing this fruit for centuries.

This crunchy and juicy fruit is also used for cooking when unripen. Star fruits are loaded with antioxidants, alkaloids and vitamin C. Star fruit also reduces the risk of cardio vascular diseases and high cholesterol and it also regulates blood sugar level.

Dragon fruit

Dragon fruit or also known as pitahaya is actually a cactus which is grown in Mexico, Central America and Asia. This fruit became one of the best-selling exotic fruits in the world. Dragon fruit enhancesyour digestion and immunity system.

. It contains several antioxidants like flavonoids, hydroxycinnamates and improves insulin resistance which reduces the risk of heart diseases, cancer and Diabetes. Moreover, this fruit is good for your bones, hair and skin. It is rich in Vitamin C and Magnesium.


Mangos teen belongs to the mango family. It has a sweet and tangy taste like a peach. If Mango is the 'King of Fruits', Mangos teen is the 'Empress of the Fruit Kingdom'. Mangos teen is the National Fruit of Thailand. It has high amount of antioxidants, Vitamin B9 and Manganese. It alsohas anti- inflammatory properties which helps in weight loss and reduction of diabetes and cancer, and also improves blood sugar levels and immunity system.


Cherimoya also known as Custard apple due to its inner side looks like apple and has a creamy taste like banana. Custard apple originated from Brazil and Peru. This fruit is an excellent source of antioxidants and Vitamin B6 and C. it helps in reducing eye related issues like cataract, vision loss, etc. it also controls blood pressure level, improves immune system, promotes good digestion and prevents cancer.


This super sweet fruit is almost the size of a golf ball with delicious flavour and taste in it. Lychee is not only used for desserts and juices but also for health benefits. Lychee is a small but power packed fruit. This fruit is high in Vitamin C along with minerals like iron, sulphur, magnesium and potassium which heal cancer and heart strokes and diabetes. It also aids in muscle cramps and constipation. Furthermore, this fruit helps in controlling liver diseases and has oligonol which is a dietary supplement which is equal to green tea.

Well you have just seen the tip of the iceberg. There are many other fruits which may look different (maybe scary) from their outer skin but they possess all beautiful minerals in their flesh. Here are some unique and expensive fruits which should be a must in your Diet Chart.

Black Sapote

This black fruit has an exceptional flesh which tastesjust like chocolate pudding. This fruit is a costly choice for health conscious peoplebecause this fruit is mostly used for making oil. Black Sapote is an oil producing fruit whose oil is used for scalp and facial massages. Black Sapote originated from South and Central America. It contains abundant amount of Iron, Vitamin A and C, antioxidants and phosphorus. It develops healthy eyes and heart and improves digestion and immunity system.

Durian fruit

This fruit might lookscary to you but don't worry it's a good ally for your health. Durian is a tropical fruit with a strong smell and custard like flesh. Durians grow in tropical regions particularly Southeast Asian Countries like Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. It also has traditional medicinal properties and is rich in Vitamin C and B, Manganese and Thiamine. Durians aids in preventing Cancer and Heart diseases risk and lower blood sugar levels.

Passion Fruit

Passion Fruit is a tropical fruit with high nutritious antioxidants and vitamins is native to Brazil and parts of Argentina. This fruit is slowly become famous among the health conscious people. This hard from the outside but jelly like inside fruit is power packed with antioxidants, fibre, iron and vitamin A and C. this fruit helps in reduction of heart diseases and Diabetes.

Horned melon

Horned melon is a spiky version of cucumber which belong South African countries. Later on, this fruit became popular in New Zealand and California. It has a hard spiky orange exterior but inside it has a jelly like flesh which tastes like cucumber. Horned Melon is full of zinc, calcium,protein, iron, phosphorous and magnesium. It also has antioxidants and natural water content which provides proper hydration, maintains good blood sugar level and promotes healthy RBC production that is providing healthy blood cells counting and strong immunity.


Longan is a tropical fruit which resembles a lot like lychee is mostly grown in south eastern Asian Countries like Thailand, Taiwan and China. Longan is not an exotic fruit but also it was used as a traditional medicine. It is an excellent source of vitamin C. Unlike lychee; longan does not contain magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and copper.Longan treats anaemia and iron deficiency; it also reduces stress and insomnia. It has corilagin and Gallic acid which helps in radiating your skin and gives a healthy glow on the face.

There are numurous fruits that come under the exotic category. We have described few fruits above. Here is a incomplete list of all exotic fruits.

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