Physalis is a semi-acid fruit, belongs to the berries family and it’s native from South american Andes. It has a ovoid shape with diameter average of 1.2cm and 5g of average weight. It has a crunchy husk that protect from the environment, it’s yellowish and not edible.

It’s also known as Uchuva, Golden Berry, Cape Gooseberry, Uvilla and Aguaymanto.


Physalis a lot of benefits for health such as:

  • Antioxidants properties due to its Polyphenols.

  • Anti inflammatories, anti tumorals and antiseptic properties. Even can help to reduce the cholesterol levels in the blood

  • It has high levels of Vitamina A, B and C.

  • Helps to clean the blood, due to diuretics properties.

  • Helps to reduce the sugar level in the blood, ideal to treat the diabetes.

Tips for consumption

Remove the husk and consume direct raw. It’s importante to keep refrigerated if it’s gonna to be stored (preferably with the husk), it might helps to conserve for until 8 days. This fruit is ideal to prepare with salads, cocktails, juices, jams and desserts.


All year round.

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