Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Wild edible fruit: Elephant Apple - Dillenia indica

The Elephant Apple (Dillenia indica) is fairly common in the jungles of SE Asia. Nutritionally speaking, 100 grams of Elephant Apple has about 140 calories, it's 8% protein, 2% to 3% fat, has about 15 grams of calcium, 25 grams of Phosphorus, and 5 mg of Vitamin C.

It's also known as a blood cleanser that's good for your liver and kidneys. Additionally, the tannin is good for treating digestive disorders.

Wild edible fruit Elephant Apple Dillenia indica

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