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Meet the garambullo, a delicious fruit from the Mexican desert, very healthy!

27 mayo, 2021

Little known but no less delicious for that. This is the garambullo, a fruit that is born in different desert areas of Mexico and that, in addition to having an extraordinary flavor, has great qualities for health.

Today we invite you to know everything about this fruit and also its benefits, so that you do not hesitate to try it if you find it on your way.

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Everything you need to know about garambullo

Garambullo cactus

Garambullo cactus (Photo: Getty Images)

The garambullo comes from a cactus plant of the same name and is native to Mexico. Its fruits are similar to plums, ranging from red to purple in color and its flavor is very sweet.

You should know that its use is very versatile in the kitchen, because with it drinks, liqueurs, jellies, jams and even ice cream are prepared.

Best of all, you can find it in different regions of Mexico:

Aguascalientes, Baja California, State of Mexico, Durango, Guerrero, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacán, Morelos, Nuevo León, Puebla, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz and Zacatecas are the states in which it grows this desert fruit.

The plant, in addition to providing this delicious fruit, provides very valuable environmental services, such as helping to reduce soil erosion and by filtering rainwater in the desert region.

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Know its properties for health

garambullo

Flor de garambullo (Photo: Pixabay)

Fruit is an important source of antioxidants, including the one in blueberries. These help fight free radicals, which cause premature aging and various diseases.

It is also a rich source of vitamin C, which for every 100 grams of this fruit, has 350 milligrams of this vitamin, even more than guava!

In addition, it has a high content of dietary fiber, which makes it an ideal fruit to prevent and control various ailments, such as diabetes, gastritis, stomach problems, including improving digestion.

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