Get to know rambutan fruit from Indonesia. It is a fruit that has a sour and sweet taste. Rambutan is easy to grow in Indonesia both on Java, Sumatra and on other islands. It is called the rambutan fruit because it has hair on its skin. There is the contents and flesh of the fruit that is usually eaten.
Other names of rambutan fruit are:
Thai: ngoh, phruan
Malaysian Aborigine: nert, gente
Indonesia and Malaysia: rambutan –
Cambodia: saaw maaw
Vietnam: chom chom, vai tieu
Chinese (Cantonese): hooun mo daon; (putonghua): shau tsz
Scientific Name Species: Nephelium lappaceum L. var. lappaceum Family: Sapindaceae (Soapberry).
There are various types of rambutans in Indonesia, like Aceh, which is famous for its rather sour sweetness, with a green color while still young and yellowish-brass red when ripe. There is also a flea bullet that has a rather thick and red skin when ripe. Lebak Bulu is sweeter than Aceh. There is also a type of rapiah, which is rambutan which has short hair and rather small fruit. But the taste is the sweetest and thickest among the other fruits.
The content and benefits of rambutan are as follows:
This fruit contains carbohydrates, protein, fat, phosphorus, iron, calcium and vitamin C. Fruit skin contains tannins and saponins. Seeds containing fats and polyphenols. The leaf contains tannin and saponin. The bark contains tannin, saponin, flavonides, pectic substance, and iron. Parts of this plant can also be used as medicine. Which can be used as medicine is the skin of the fruit used to treat dysentery and fever, the bark is used to treat canker sores, the leaves are used to treat diarrhea and blacken hair, roots are used to treat fever, and seeds are used to treat diabetes (diabetes mellitus). Rambutan is grown to be taken for fruit which can be consumed in the form of fresh or made syrup. The fruit flesh contains saponin which can be used as a medicine for fever, young shoots are used to produce a green color on the silk. @biizaaindonesia