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Jocote (Spondias purpurea), Dr.Abhay Kumar Pati, Best Nutrition, USA
Dr.Abhay Kumar Pati, Jocote (Spondias purpurea) is a species native to tropical regions of the Americas. Other common names include Red Mombin, Purple Mombin, or Hog Plum, ciruela in Spanish, siniguelas in Philippines.
By: Dr. Kumar Pati, CEO Best Nutrition Products
The fruit is an edible oval drupe, 3-5 cm long and 2-3.5 cm broad, ripening red (occasionally yellow) and containing a single large seed.
The fruits are often eaten ripe, with or without the skin. It is sometimes eaten unripe with salt.
It is now widely cultivated in tropical regions throughout the world for its edible fruit, and is also naturalised in some areas, including the Philippines and Nigeria. Numerous cultivars have been selected for fruit quality. It is also abundant in Central America.
Therapeutic use: In Mexico, the fruits are regarded as diuretic and antispasmodic. The fruit decoction is used to bathe wounds and heal sores in the mouth. A syrup prepared from the fruit is taken to overcome chronic diarrhea.
Dr.Abhay Kumar Pati, Best Nutrition Products, Inc.Hayward, California, USA and Biotechayur, Odisha, India manufacturer of a large number of vitamins, minerals, Chinese and Ayurvedic herbal, nutritional supplements, raw materials of standardized molecules of plants and fruit extracts. Dr. Abhay Kumar Pati, is a physician, author, entrepreneur and industrialist based in the United States, having ventures across the globe. Dr.Pati states that many of our health problems and diseases can be prevented, treated well with lifestyle, food habits and nutritional supplements. Most of the fruit contain ascorbic acid, enzymes, bioflavonoids, rich in minerals like chromium, potassium, and magnesium etc as well as B vitamins to amino acids.
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Best Nutrition Products, Inc.Hayward, California, USA and Biotechayur, Odisha, India manufacture a large number of vitamins, minerals, Chinese and Ayurvedic herbal and nutritional supplements and raw materials of standardized herbal extracts.