Rattan Fruit Product
What is rattan fruit
Rattan is the name for roughly 600 species of old world climbing palms. Yantok / rattan fruit is a fruit that is not as popular as mangoes and bananas. This exotic fruit is from a vine locally called “yantok” found in jungle forest areas but it is now actually raised in small plantations for commercial sale. It is one of the sourest fruits in the world. You will not like the acidic taste of yantok the first time you taste it, but one thing is sure, you’ll crave for its unusual taste later. These fruits are available in the market from August to October.
Some of rattan fruits are edible, with a sour taste same to citrus. The fruit of some rattans exudes a red resin called dragon’s blood. This resin was thought to have medicinal properties in antiquity and was used as a dye for violins, among other things. The resin normally results in a wood with a light peach hue. In the Indian state of Assam, the shoot is also used as vegetable.
Why I should use rattan fruit
Rattan fruits compose of many antioxidants such as polyphenolic flavonoids, vitamin-C, and anthocyanins. These compounds, firstly help body protected from oxidant stress. Diseases, and cancers, and secondly assist the body in developing the capacity to fight against these ailments by boosting our immunity level. Rattan fruits, have very high anti-oxidant values, which measured regarding their Oxygen Radical Absorbent Capacity.
Rattan fruits powder can be medicines for dysentery and diarrhea. You can shake the fruit in a basket filled with cockle shells, the resin is scrapped off. It then falls out through small holes in the basket as a gritty powder. This powder is than pounded and then softened with hot water. We always have high quality rattan fruits dry or fresh ready to export any time any season, ready to deliver wherever you are.