It is commonly known as ambarella in Sri Lanka and June plum. Ambarella is a plant that can be eaten as raw or ripe, a fruit and a vegetable. This is a very beneficial medicinal plant. Ambarella is slightly sour.
Ambarella fruit, leaf, tree bark and tree glue are also used in indigenous ayurvedic for making medicines. The juice in the leaves of the Ambarella tree is used to make medicinal remedies. The bark of Ambarella nuts is also used for ayurvedic remedies to cure various ailments. Raw Ambarella is a body hot food and Ripe ambarella is cold.
This fast-growing tree can reach up to 20 m (averages 10–12 m). The tree produces small, inconspicuous white flowers in terminal panicles. Its oval fruits, 6–9 cm long, are borne in bunches of 12 or more on a long stalk. It is planted also in Panama, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Cuba, Haiti, Venezuela and the United States.
01. Ripe fruits help to cool the body
The ripe fruit is cold food and it will help to cool the body and that will help to cure many ailments caused by increasing body hot.
02. Beneficial for vitamin deficiency persons
03. Boost immune system
04. Beneficial for skin health
The Vitamin C rich fruits increase the production of collagen and that will improve the beauty of the skin. Also, It is used in indigenous medical remedies for many skins disease. The leaves also use to make body lotions.
05. Treats for digestive problems
06. Good for cough
07. Helps in Weight loss problems
08. Fights against cancer
09. Strengths teeth and bones
10. Beneficial for respiratory disease
Species: S. Dulcis
Binomial name: Spondias Dulcis