Syzygium samarangense is a plant species in the family Myrtaceae, native to an area that includes the Greater Sunda Islands, Malay Peninsula and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, but introduced in prehistoric times to a wider area and now widely cultivated in the tropics. In Indonesia it is known as Jambu Air.Common names in English include Java apple, Semarang rose-apple and wax jambu
Nutrients Value of Water Apple.
After some research, water apple contains many minerals and vitamin. The minerals and vitamins are water, vitamin C, vitamin A, proteins, calories, iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, citric acid, copper, sodium, fiber, copper, niacin, manganese, sulfuric acid, and many more. Maybe more specific is like this:
In 100 grams of water apple contains:
|Total lipid (fat)||0.3 g|
|Calcium, Ca||29 mg|
|Iron, Fe||0.07 mg|
|Magnesium, Mg||5 mg|
|Phosphorus, P||8 mg|
|Potassium, K||123 mg|
|Zinc, Zn||0.06 mg|
|Copper, Cu||0.016 mg|
|Manganese, Mn||0.029 mg|
|Vitamin C,||22.3 mg|
|Vitamin A, RAE||17 mcg_RAE|
And another minerals like : protein, iron, calcium, phosphorus, citric acid and sulfuric acid. So, we are not wondering again if this fruit can have a lot of benefits for our body. After we know the minerals and vitamins that inside of water apple, let’s we talk about the health benefits of water apple.
Water Apple has a lot of vitamin A, vitamin C, fibers, waters, and many more. All the minerals and vitamins give this fruit a lot of health benefits, especially for our body.
- Rose apple is good for pregnant women as it fulfills iron and vitamin deficiency in the body.
- Its seed and leaves are used for treating asthma and fever.
- Rose apples improve brain health and increase cognitive abilities.
- They are also effective against epilepsy, smallpox and inflammation in joints.