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Elephant Apple Powder

Nutritional Value of Elephant Apple

According to the book, “The Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts,” the nutritional value per 100g of edible elephant apple flesh is:


.8% Protein

.2-2.5% Fat

2.1-2.5% Fiber

3.54% Ash

16mg Calcium

26mg Phosphorous

4mg Ascorbic Acid

Health Benefits of Elephant Apple

Indians have exploited elephant apple’s curative properties for centuries. In Ayurveda, parts of the fruit treat nervousness, stomach upsets and fatigue. Additionally, the bark and juice from the leaves are given as a treatment for diarrhea and cancer. When the fruit’s gummy substance is rubbed into the scalp, it treats dandruff and reduces hair shedding.

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