The rambutan fruit has been known as one of the most toxic fruits on this planet. Even though it is indigenous to Malaysia, rambutan this hairy fruit often grown all throughout the Southeast Asia.
As we can see, the fruit looks like a little sea urchin. On the inside, it contains a juicy flesh which is generally white or even rose-tinted. It also sticks to the ovoid seed.
The name of rambutan came from an Indonesian term “rambut” which means hair. This tree belongs to a group of tropical trees that bears fruit just like lychee.
Even though this fruit is now so popular to most of the people, some experts have called it as ‘super fruit’ due to its numerous health benefits content.
Here are some of the health benefits of consuming rambutan:
Source of Iron
Rambutan contains a huge amount of iron which is important for the human body in order to work properly. Iron that exists in the hemoglobin is used by the human body in order to transfer oxygen from the lungs to the different tissues.
Reduces Unwanted Fats
Rambutans are known to be highly effective in decreasing the body fat content of the human body. This is because the fruit is very high in fiber and at the same time, very low in calories. In addition, it also contains a huge amount of water. Because of it, cravings are being decreased.
Helps in Boosting Energy
This fruit is loaded with both of carbohydrate and protein which assists in providing an instant energy boost when consumed. The high water content of this fruit also aids in satisfying the thirst, as well as bringing back the lost energy.
Makes the Bones Stronger
Another benefit from consuming this fruit is that it helps you in making your bones stronger. This is due to the fact that the fruit is packed with calcium, phosphorus and even iron.
Makes Skin Better
Rambutan has this ability to aid you in hydrating your skin which makes it soft and supple like you always want it to be. It is because of its high water content.
Assist in Removing Waste from the Kidneys
It actually happens with the help of phosphorus that can be found in rambutan. The phosphorus is also important for the development, repair and even the maintenance of tissues and body cells.
Aid in Hair Care
A paste that was created from the leaves of the trees of rambutan has been known to offer nutrition to the hair. A lot of people already experienced the visible change in the quality of their hair in just a few minutes.
Rambutan fruit, just like what we have mentioned earlier, contains anti-oxidant components. This is not very popular, but a recent study has shown that rambutan can actually be effective in treating cancer. Both of the skin and seeds of the fruit have been proven to be effective against different types of cancer.