Starfruit is a five-ribbed fruit and when cut transversely it will be a star.
When young, the skin of the fruit is light green and turns yellow to reddish when ripe.
The flesh is thick, yellow, and contains lots of water.
It tastes sweet to sour.
Star fruit has many benefits including:
– dilute phlegm
– treat cough
– lower cholesterol levels
– lower blood sugar levels
– facilitate digestion
– prevent constipation
– preventing and treating canker sores
– as an antioxidant and anticancer
– lower blood pressure
– improve the immune system