Custard Apples

Custard Apples

I came across these beautiful custard apples today and was curious to learn more about them, so here goes…


The custard apple is a sweet delicious fruit, with a creamy and granular textured flesh surrounded by seeds. This fruit is native to the West Indies, Central America, Peru and Mexico. This apple contains many nutrients and minerals that are beneficial for a healthy lifestyle. This apple is also a great snack for those who wish to put on some weight as the sugars found in this fruit peps up the metabolic rate thus stimulating your appetite levels. Get your daily dose of  vitamin c with these apples, boost your immune system, eliminate muscle weakness, as they are an excellent source of energy and are an excellent source of B complex vitamins.

The bark of this apple contains astringent properties  and tannins, which is utilised for making herbal supplements that help in the treatment of several types of cancer and tumours. The benefits are endless so what is there not to like about these custard apples.

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