Health tip # 66

Monstera deliciosa

Monstera deliciosa is a species of flowering plant native to tropical rain forests of southern Mexico, south to Colombia. The name is derived from ‘monstrous’ in reference to the size it grows and deliciosa means “delicious”, referring to the edible fruit.

It has a taste similar to Banana and Pineapple mixed together. Some also say it has a fruity taste similar to jack-fruit and pineapple. The fruit must only be eaten mature when the outer green sections fall of their own accord to reveal a white interior flesh on a hard core.

This tropical fruit plant is found mostly in the southern and western parts of India commonly as a house plant.

  • Monstera Deliciosa Fruit is full of large amounts of Vitamin C, which is a great antioxidant that keeps away disease.
  • The fruit can be is eaten raw after fully ripen, can be made into jellies and jams, and also used in ice creams, sherbets.
  • It is said that it tastes different on different day. First day of the day it is picked would taste like guava, third day would be like lychee….. 9th day is suggested to eat for its best flavor and taste.

Note: Consuming too much of the fruit has been known to cause stomach cramps, diarrhea and gas. The outer substance is toxic fresh and, if eaten, makes the mouth, tongue and throat feel as if hundreds of small needles are digging in to them.

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  1. First time in my life i’m seeing this kind of plant, i haven’t seen any kind of fruits like this in my entire life, i thought i tried many, but seems, always something new appears on your blog, i like bananas, so guess i could like this one as well, thank you for news, have a wonderful day🤗

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    1. Yes Ilona.. even me when I think I know things nature says that’s not even 1 %
      There’s much more to discover in this world..
      Yup tastes like minion😊
      Have a great day Ilona weekend is coming


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