Bilimbi has an oval round shape. The young fruits are green and if they are ripe they will turn yellowish. Bilimbi in Indonesia called belimbing wuluh. Its flesh is white and greenish yellow. The sour taste in the flesh is more dominant.
Bilimbi contains various nutrients that are needed by the body. In the bilimbi contains protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. The content of vitamins contained in bilimbi include vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin B complex. Some mineral content in bilimbi such as phosphorus, calcium, and iron. In addition, bilimbi also contains antioxidants that have many benefits.
The following are some of the benefits of bilimbi for the body:
-controlling insulin and blood sugar
-treat rheumatic diseases
-lower blood pressure
-treat chicken pox, fever, and hemorrhoids
-lowering blood cholesterol levels
-smooth the digestive tract