When I first saw the cape gooseberries I thought was one of the testosterone ayurvedic herbs, which called Ashwagandha,
because they look almost the same…
Cape Gooseberries look like a small orange or like yellow tomato and grow in Peru and almost any where else is warm. Cape gooseberries are actually not gooseberries. They are a family (nightshade)closely related to the tomatillo.
Peruvian groundcherry is one of the best source of antioxidants and is high in vitamin A and vitamin C and also have antimicrobial, anticancer, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Cape Gooseberries also called: Goldenberry, Physalis Peruviana or Peruvian ground cherry, Chinese lantern, Poha berry, Inca berry, Aztec berry, Giant ground cherry, Husk tomato and so on…
Cape Gooseberries Nutrition:
Peruvian Groundcherry 100 grams contains about 85.40 g of water, 10 g of garbs, 2.0 g of protein, 1 g of fat, 8% of Iron, 20% of vitamin A, and 25% of vitamin C.
Peruvian Groundcherry Health Benefits:
Cape Gooseberries can protect you against kidney injury, lung cancer, asthma and as a tea can fight colds, flues, and laryngitis.
The Peruvian Groundcherry can also lower cholesterol and help with Diabetes. Finaly it boost immunity, strengthens bones and helps with neurological related disorders.
Cape Gooseberries Nutrition and Health Benefits Video: