Pomelo useful properties and harm

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Pomelo - by size is second only among citron citrus.fruit length 15-18 cm, width 10-16, and sometimes even reach 25 cm. The fruit shape may be round, flattened or pear.Color of the skin of a greenish-yellow to bright yellow.The flesh may be greenish, yellow, pink, red.The taste is sweet and sour, with the lack of bitterness.

Pomelo - main citrus crops in South, Southeast and East Asia.

Pamela - a valuable dietary and medicinal product.


With Technical contents are subject pomelo (100g): proteins 0.4% -0.8%, fat 0.1% -0.3%, ash 0.5% -0.8%, fiber0.5% -0.7%, as moreover other citrus composed pomelo much vitamin C, and vitamin a and another group B (B2, B5, B1, B9);minerals such as potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus and sodium.

per 100 g of product is necessary: ​​
Calorie 32 kcal
carbohydrates, 6.7 g
Glycemic Index 42


effective at Pomelo fatigue, weakness, diabetes, fever, insomnia, Bole throat, pain in the stomachand pancreas, will tonic effect on the body, for the preve

ntion of beriberi.

Pomelo contains pectin, which is very effective in lowering blood pressure.This citrus also useful in lowering cholesterol in blood, thereby reducing the risk of various diseases associated with the heart and cardiovascular system.

has useful properties and pomelo peel, which contains a huge amount of bioflavonoids.They can stop the growth of cancer cells and spread of breast cancer in women, helping to get rid of excess estrogen.

Pomelo improves digestion, although pomelo juice is acidic in nature it helps in digestion, creating an alkaline reaction after digestion.

Pomelo is quite effective for weight loss, as it reduces the sugar and starch content in the body.Thus, when regular eating pomelo helps to lose weight, people who are obese or overweight negligible.

This exotic citrus fruit antidepressant, give joy of life, energy and good mood.

fruits of pomelo is very well kept, in a cool place can be stored for several months.Eat them fresh, use for making fruit salads, juice.


harm pomelo is inevitable, if you eat the fruit in large quantities.After all, in addition to all the advantages it has an interesting quality, it has a laxative effect, especially useful white flesh, and "plenochki" improve peristalsis.

Another not very nice feature of the fruit - it greatly increases the acidity, which is fraught with heartburn, if a person has problems with his stomach.
Precautions need to be included in the diet of pomelos for those who suffer from gastritis, hepatitis, acute nephritis and colitis.It is recommended to ask the opinion of a doctor before you eat this fruit in such diseases.

main pomelo harm that he, like all citrus fruit is very allergenic.
Very carefully use those who already suffer from any allergies, as well as eliminate the lactation period, in order not to harm the body baby.

Despite the fact that the pomelo sweet enough, it is possible to eat for diabetics and in reasonable quantities, of course.Even it will be useful, because pomelo stabilizes blood sugar levels.But it would be better to go to the doctor, so he determined the rate of consumption per day.

maturing pomelo season falls on February.Naturally, the pomelo is useful only if you choose the right fruit is fully ripe.Otherwise, a tangible effect is felt.You must choose a slightly soft to the touch, shiny and fragrant fruit.Better to take a not too large, but heavy fruit - they have more flesh.Bought fruit should be stored in the refrigerator.