PURPLE PASSION

PURPLE PASSION FRUIT

DISCOVER THE BENEFITS OF OUR PURPLE PASSION FRUIT

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Purple Passion Fruit is a semi-acid fruit, belongs to “Passifloras” family and native from Amazonas region. It has a round shape with a diameter between 4cm and 8cm and an average weight of 55g. Its skin is purple and contains a yellow pulp with black edible seeds.

Among the vitamins that purple passion fruit has are vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, calcium, phosphorus, iron, proteins, fiber and ascorbic acid. 

In Colombia is mainly cultivated in Antioquia, Cundinamarca and Boyacá departments. 

This exotic fruit is also known as Gulupa or Maracuya morada.

Benefits

Purple Passion Fruit has a lot of benefits for health such as:

  • It’s considered as a natural sedative, because helps to sleep well.

  • Helps to reduce stress levels.

  • Contains properties that helps to reduce the blood pressure

  • Improves digestive functions. 

  • It has antispasmodics properties.

  • Helps the irritable bowel due it is an ideal fruit for body purifying.

  • Contains a wide variety of antioxidants. 

  • Works as an anti-inflammatory

  • It is useful in treatments for the skin, hair and skin

Tips for consumption

Cut the fruit in two parts and then take the juicy pulp with a spoon. This fruit is ideal to prepare juices, desserts and jams. It’s important keep it refrigerated if it’s going to be stored.

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