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Genip fruit

genip fruit 1 Introduction of Genip fruit

            Scientific name - Melicoccus bijugatus

Genip fruit, also known as Genipap, is a tropical fruit that grows in Central and South America. It is a round to oval fruit, about the size of a lemon, with a thick, green, waxy skin. The pulp is yellow, juicy and somewhat sour, with a flavor similar to a combination of lime and pineapple. Genip fruit has a high nutritional value and is a good source of vitamins A and C, as well as potassium, magnesium, copper, and iron. It is also high in dietary fiber and antioxidants. It is commonly used to make drinks, jellies, syrups, jams, desserts, and even ice cream. Genip fruit is also used to make traditional medicines for treating skin disorders, digestive complaints, and other ailments.

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Melicoccus bijugatus commonly known as Spanish lime, ginepa, mammon, limoncillo is native to South and Central America. The drupe is green in color which measures 2.5-4cm long and 2 cm wide with orange/ yellowish pulp. The fruit possess the combination of both sweet and sour taste and generally it is eaten with chili powder, salt and lime. The fruit grows in bunches and typically has an ovoid structure.

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genip fruit 1 Nutritional Value of Genip fruit

Nutritional Value
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3.9
Calories from Fat 0.09
Fat 0.01g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0011g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0028g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.00095g
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0%
Sodium 0.3mg 0%
Potassium 11.7mg 0%
Carbohydrate 0.99g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.21g 1%
Protein 0.055g 0%
Alcohol 0.0g
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genip fruit 1 Medicinal Uses of Genip fruit

Medicinal Uses of Genip fruit
  • Cure Diarrhea
  • Control Blood Pressure
  • Relieve from Throat pain
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genip fruit 1 Uses of Genip fruit

Genip fruit is used in a variety of ways. It has many health benefits and can be used in a variety of dishes.

Genip can be eaten raw or cooked. It can be added to salads or be used as a topping over ice cream or other desserts. Genip can also be used as a topping over oatmeal, yogurt or cereal. Genip can also be used to make a delicious jam or jelly.

In addition to eating the fruit, genip can also be used to make a variety of drinks. The juice of the fruit can be used to make a refreshing beverage or a cocktail. The juice of the fruit can also be used to make a sweet syrup for use in baking.

Genip can also be used in traditional medicine. It can be used to treat ailments such as stomach ache, indigestion, and diarrhea. It has also been found to have anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to reduce pain and swelling in the body.

Finally, genip can be used as a natural dye. The juice of the fruit can be used to color fabrics, foods, and even cosmetics.

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