Grafted Star fruit / CARAMBOLA (Averrhoa carambola)Tropical Live Fruit Tree 12″-24″
This fruit is characterized by a low carbohydrate content, which makes it a good food to be eaten by people with diabetes, as well as being rich in potassium. what makes it iodoneous for arterial hypertension and conditions of both blood vessels and the heart.
GRAFTED TREE benefits impart disease resistance or hardiness, contributed by the rootstock to shorten the time taken to first production of flowers or fruits. to dwarf the scion, making both its height and shape more convenient for harvesting
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Carambola, being a fruit rich in water and low in calories, fat and carbohydrates, is ideal to include in weight control diets.
Provides vitamin C and A By providing both vitamins, this fruit is recommended for the entire population and especially for those people who have a greater risk of suffering from deficiencies in these vitamins; such as people who do not tolerate citrus fruits, peppers or other vegetables (exclusive source of vitamin C in our diet), people who have low-fat diets, and therefore low in vitamin A, or simply people with needs increased nutrition (growth stage, pregnancy, breastfeeding, smoking, stress, cancer, AIDS, increased physical activity, etc.
In addition, for those people who do not follow weight loss diets, they can take it without restrictions given its low caloric intake.
Has laxative properties
The pulp of this fruit, having soluble fiber, has the advantage of having laxative properties, which makes it very good to take in people who suffer from constipation.
In short, we can consider this fruit as a natural laxative.
Recommended for diabetes, hypertension, and heart and blood vessel conditions
It is also important to remember:
– That vitamin A is essential for vision, the good condition of hair, skin, mucous membranes, bones and for the proper functioning of the immune system.
– That vitamin C is involved in the formation of collagen, bones and teeth, red blood cells, in addition to promoting resistance to infections and the absorption of iron.
Within the mineral content of this fruit, potassium stands out, which is necessary both for the transmission and for the generation of the nerve impulse, for a normal muscular activity and to be the main person in charge of the hydration and cellular regulation.