The Maracuya belongs to the passion fruits family. The fruit is round to oval shaped and has a weight between 110 to 125gr and 6
The Maracuyá helps to provide essential vitamins that the body needs such as the Vitamin A, B2 and C. It is a protein, mineral and carbohydrate source. It contains calcium, iron and phosphorus.
The consumption of Maracuya is recommended for lowering arterial pressure, as natural sedative and as a Vitamin C source. It increases the resistance against infections and helps the new cell production. It also helps the intestines to function properly, fights uric acid and is recommended to help bladder, prostate, liver and urinary infections.
The fruit is suitable for raw consumption; cutting it in half with a knife, adding sugar to the pulp and eating it with a spoon. It is also used for juices, desserts, jams, or as a combination with plain yoghurt.