The Health Benefits Of Longan
A longan fruit the name of a tropical tree that produces an edible fruit that is in the same family as the lychee. They are similar to the lychee, but the outside is slightly different, smoother. The name comes from China which translates into the dragon’s eye meat. In traditional medicine, it is used to help insomnia, reduce anxiety, support blood flow, improve the appearance of the skin, and calm a rapid heart.
- Nutritional Info:
Caloric Ratios: 92% Carbs, 1% Fats, 7% Protein
Estimated Glycemic Load: 6
Vitamin Benefits: High in Vitamin C and Riboflavin.
Mineral Benefits: High in Potassium.
- Body Benefits:
The traditional medicine benefits are most likely derived from the large Vitamin C, Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), and Potassium present in the marble-sized fruit. The B vitamins present help the nervous system including the neurotransmitters that constantly are firing off, to operate smoothly. Further, the Vitamin C content is over 100%DV which means you are getting a massive dose of antioxidants and immune-boosting compounds.