Persimmon must eat

Persimmon is a sweet, delicious fruits, rich nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants that are vital for optimum health. Historically, is it from China and spread to Japan later was introduced to California during the middle of nineteenth century.

A long list of benefits of Persimmon, which make us not to say no in Persimmon
  • low in calories (provides 70 cal/100g) and fats but is rich source of dietary fiber.
  • Anti oxidant such as Vitamin A against oxygen derived free radical and reactive oxygen species which can combat aged and various diseases such as cancer, stroke and heart disease.
  • Betulinic acid in the persimmon helps body fighting against tumor.
  • Persimmon in astringent type can help to treat diarrhea and stop bleeding.
  • It helps prevent "Age related mascular disease"(ARMD) in the elderly.
  • Vitamin C in persimmon help in resistance to scavenge harmful, infectious agent and pro inflammatory free radicals.
  • Catechins in persimmon is known as agent for anti infective and anti hemorrhagic.
  • Persimmon fruit also help in preventing getting risk from asthma and lung infection.
  • The fruit is good in many valuable B-complex vitamins such as folic acid, pyridoxine (vitamin B-6), thiamin and etc. These vitamins act as co-factors for numerous metabolic enzymatic functions in the body.
  • Contains healthy amounts of minerals like potassium, manganese (15% of DRI), copper (12% of DRI), and phosphorus. Manganese is a co-factor for the enzyme which is a very powerful free radical scavenger. Copper is a co-factor for many vital enzymes and is also required for the production of red blood cells.
  • Persimmon fruit help in protecting from carotenoid which is one of eye diseases.
  • Persimmon helps in relieve reduce body heat, treat hypertension and cough.
  • Persimmon juice can lower the density of alcohol in blood and relieve hangovers.


Although eating persimmon had health benefits, while eating the fruit, please ensure stomach is full. Bear in mind never eaten with crabmeat and persimmon fruit together. This may caused bezoar due to the acid environment in stomach will form a gooey compound.

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