Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Health Benefits of Durian (Durio Zibethinus) Fruit

durian pictureDurian (Durio Zibethinus) Fruit are very liked by many people. Do you know that this fruit tastes very delicious and have fragrant aroma. Durian fruit is a healthy food because it has many benefits for health. Not only in flesh, but also on the skin and leaves. Not many people know about it, even sometimes they think durian is a fruit that can cause disease. Indeed, that opinion is not entirely wrong, because eating durian fruits can increase blood pressure. In addition, cholesterol levels in the durian is also quite high.

Durian fruit is a good healthy food for the body if eaten without exaggeration. In its flesh contains a lot of nutrients like carbohydrates, fats, protein, fiber, calcium (Ca), phosphorus (P), folic acid, magnesium (Mg), potassium / potassium (K), iron ( Fe), zinc, manganese (Mn), copper (Cu), carotene, vitamin C, thiamin, niacin, and riboflavin. Durian also contains a lot of sugar and heat in character so that people with diabetes and pregnant women should not eat this fruit.

Phosphorus and iron contained in the durian was 10 times more than bananas. Nutrient content per 100 grams of durian fruit is 67 grams of water, 2.5 grams fat, 28.3 grams carbohydrates, 1.4 grams fiber, 2.5 grams of protein, and produce energy at approximately 520 kJ.

Here are some benefits of durian for health:

  1. Can overcome the anemia because durian is rich in folic acid and iron.
  2. Can cope with constipation because durian contains a lot of fiber.
  3. Durian crushed and applied to the abdomen to facilitate defecation.
  4. Inhibits premature aging because it is contain vitamin C as an antioxidant.
  5. Increasing low blood pressure because it have iron and its heat.
  6. Overcoming swollen.
  7. Treating diseases of the skin rashes (ringworm).
  8. Good for healthy bones and joints because it contain calcium, potassium, and various vitamin B.
  9. The manganese in it can maintain stable blood sugar levels.
  10. Durian skin that burned and become ashes, the water can launch period, but also to be abortive.
  11. Can cure jaundice.
  12. Increased appetite because it contains niacin and thiamin.
  13. Riboflavin (vitamin B2) may help overcome migraine.
  14. Maintaining the health of the thyroid because the content of copper.
  15. Can reduce stress and depression because the content of pyridoxine (B6).
  16. Good for dental health because it contain phosphorus (P).
  17. Durian fruit can be used as a mosquito repellent.
  18. Roots and leaves steeping water durian can be as antipyretics.
  19. Believed to be an aphrodisiac.
  20. Its roots can be to treat infections of the nails.