PLANTATION NEWS – Starfruit (Averrhoa belimbi) has antioxidant activity. This plant is rich in nutrients in the fruit in the form of vitamins, minerals, fiber, ash and protein. The use of plant fruit and leaves as medicine is very good at warding off free radicals in the body so that this plant also has the opportunity to be developed as an antiviral. Further testing is needed to get more accurate results against certain types of viruses.
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