Spondias dulcis or Ambarella, (and its alternative binomial,Spondias cytherea, Malay Apple), Golden apple, is anequatorial or tropical tree, with edible fruit containing a fibrous pit. It is known by many names in various regions, includingPomme cythere in Trinidad and Tobago,June plum inJamaica, Juplon in Costa Rica, Jobo Indio in Venezuela, and Caja-manga in Brazil.

Native to Melanesia through Polynesia, S. dulcis has been introduced into tropical areas across the world. The species was introduced into Jamaica in 1782, and, among other places, is also cultivated in Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and also from Puerto Rico to Trinidad, and Sucre east, in Venezuela. Although the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) received seeds from Liberia in 1909, S. dulcis has yet to become popular in America.

Benefits of Ambarella

Ambarella fruit help to cure or allevia many diasease such some of below examples:
1.) Leaves of Ambarella tree used to make powder and applied to crue crack tongue.
2.) A decoction of bark is use to lighten diarrhea and thrush.
3.) A decoction of the root used to cure for itching and lighten edema.
4.) The fruit seed have shown increasing body antibiotic against blood pressure and respiration.
5.) The decoction of root bark use to against dysentery.
6.)The fruit juice use as febrifuge.
7.) Juice of leaves use to be as a lotion to skin, it helping of soften skin.
8.) Others benefits including cure/alleviate diabetes, catarrh, constipation and headache.

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One Response to “Ambarella”

  1. Spencer
    October 12, 2011 at 04:36 #

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