Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Custard Apple - Health Benefits

Custard Apple is a tropical fruit tree that grows easily. It is very popular in India. As it has the taste of custard it is called 'Custard Apple'. The fruit has a peculiar aroma. The plant usually flowers between March and July. The fruits should be plucked before they are ripe and stored for ripening. Custard apple promotes digestion and is used as a cure for vomiting, diarrhoea, dysentry and vertigo. The fruit is rich in minerals like iron, phosphorous, calcium and riboflavin.

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