[:en]Aguaymanto or Goldenberry is native to the Peruvian Andes, known since the time of the Incas. It was one of the preferred plants in the garden of the nobles and was particularly cultivated in the Sacred Valley.
Its fruits are succulent golden spheres of small size and pleasant taste, protected by an inedible husk of a texture like paper, , which gives to this fruit an inviting appearance on the market, like its exquisite aroma with a bittersweet peculiar flavor of good taste.
- Excellent source of provitamin A (carotene 3,000 IU per 100 g) and vitamin C.
- They contain pectin, which helps regulate the flow of food through the digestive tract
- Rich in bioflavonoids, also known as vitamin P, anti-viral, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, antihistamine and antioxidant properties.
- Diuretic Properties
- High concentrations of phosphorus.