Peacock Ayurveda Garden Passion fruit plants have started bearing fruits so we are happy to offer Passion fruits to our guests directly from our garden!
Peacock Ayurveda Garden guests can enjoy the flavour of this wonderfull fruit and experience the health benefits of Passion fruits.
Passion fruit is a member of the Passiflora and grows on a climbing-plant.The passion fruit is round to oval, yellow at maturity, with a soft to firm, juicy interior filled with numerous seeds. The fruit is both eaten and juiced. Passion fruit juice is often added to other fruit juices to enhance aroma.
Health benefits of passion fruit
Weight loss: Passion fruit has low amounts of calories, sodium and fat while being high in fiber content increasing satiety and expelling toxins.
Blood Pressure: Potassium in passion fruit has antispasmodic and vasodilator properties that relaxes the tension of blood vessels, promotes increased blood flow, and maintains proper fluid balance of the body’s cells. Potassium also regulates sodium level, preventing heart attack and stroke.
Relieves Insomnia, Anxiety and Stress: Passion fruit leaves have medicinal alkaloid compounds, including harman, which functions as a sedative providing a soporific effect on the human nervous system helping people with insomnia, nervous anxiety, fear, stress, as well as worrying.
Eye Vision: Passion fruit contains a high amount of antioxidant Vitamin A, C and flavonoids, which protect eyes tissues and cells from free radical damage.
Improves Blood Production: Passion fruit contains high amounts of Iron, and Vitamin C which enables iron absorption and increases the production of blood.
Strengthens Immunity: Vitamin C (about 30 mg per 100 g), carotene, and cryptoxanthin are highly effective to increase immunity to protect from common disease like cold, flu and infections. Vitamin C stimulates the activity of white blood cells and the rest of the immune defense system.
Cardiovascular Health: Passion fruit contains high amount fiber which increases HDL (good cholesterol) and reduce LDL (bad cholesterol) and antioxidants protect arteries from free radicals.
Improves Hemoglobin Levels: Passion Fruit contains abundant iron that boosts hemoglobin levels increasing oxygen supply via the blood to all cells in the body.
Bone Health: Passion fruit is rich source of minerals like iron, copper, magnesium, and phosphorus, repairing and increasing mineral bone density and bone strength, and eliminating, preventing, or alleviating the symptoms of osteoporosis and inflammatory bone diseases.
Anti Cancer: Passion fruit has water and fat-soluble antioxidants, and phytochemicals (carotenoids as well as polyphenols ) present in passion fruit, are accountable for its anti-cancer properties.