Lost Fruit of The Inca
~ Physalis peruviana
The Inca Berry(aka Cape Gooseberry) we offer is sourced from Uzbekistan.
These plump yellow berries are related to the cherry tomato and when dried, resemble golden raisins and are tangy and tart. Chewy and fun to eat, Inca berries are a remarkable source of protein and Vitamin P (bioflavonoids), which possess anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antiviral properties.
Incan berries are considered a good source of vitamin P (bioflavinoids) and are rich in pectin. Hundreds of studies on bioflavinoids have demonstrated the substances wide range of abilities. They possess antiviral, anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory, antihistamine and antioxidant activities. They make a delicious, tart and highly nutritious and exotic "raisin." They are high in phosphorous, vitamins A, C, B1, B2, B6 and B12. They are also extremely high in protein (16%) for a fruit.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 09 February, 2001.