Longani called evergreen tree and small round fruits with a delicate pinkish or white flesh and a musky taste.
Longan cultivation is practiced mainly in Indonesia, Vietnam, China, the island of Taiwan. Collect all the fruits of summer - from June to August. Seasonal yield of longan tree - about 200 kg of fruit.
To taste the fruits can vary - they are sweet and sour.
From longan cook liquor, snacks and desserts.
Useful properties of longan
In fruit tree longan contains vitamins B1, B2, PP, C, zinc, potassium, copper, phosphorus, manganese, magnesium, iron, calcium, polysaccharides.
Notable characteristics of the fruit - antioxidant, tonic, immunostimulant.
Calorie Longan - 60 calories per 100 grams of pulp.
Longan Application for medicinal purposes
Longan is recommended to use for exhaustion, manifested dizziness, fatigue, pallor, palpitations, blurred vision.
Fruits also help in poor sleep, unreasoning anxiety, increased excitation.
Longan Pulp is used in disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, the common cold - it effectively removes the heat.
With regular use of longan significantly improves overall health, memory, concentration.
Relatively low calorie Longan allows to include it in the diet of diets that allow the use of fruit.
Serious contraindications in Longan no, allergy to fruits.
To buy fresh and truly useful product, the choice should pay attention to his appearance - peel fruit must be intact, dense.
Do not be afraid to take the longan, which lay for a while in the market or in the shop - freshly picked fruit is not as tasty as the ones that have already matured after being removed from the tree. The only thing it should be noted that more than three days, the fruit can not be stored without refrigeration, and in the cold they can only keep for about a week.