- Radishes have some Vitamin C which is beneficial in combating flu, colds and respiratory problems.
- Drinking the boiled water of some radish leaves is considered excellent for any digestive problems.
- Having a slight resemblance to a sweet chestnut, this unusual fruit gets its name, from the Malaysian word for hair, “rambut”.
- A source of vitamin C and calcium, rambutan provides niacin, iron, protein and fiber. An average fruit contains 59 calories.
- Rambutan have a juicy-sweet texture, and subtle flavor. The flavor of a rambutan is more acidic than the lychee and very aromatic. The large seed has an almond-like taste.
- Red cabbage is high in phytochemicals (plant compounds), especially indole-3-carbinole (I3C). They cleanse the blood and detoxify the body, lowering the risk of lung, stomach and breast cancer.
- It also contains Vitamin C, which reduces the risk of cancer and strokes. Red cabbage provides calcium, essential for healthy bones.
- Red cabbage is considered to be effective in the treatment of peptic ulcers as it has a great deal of an amino acid known as glutamine.
- Redcurrants have a great deal of Vitamin C, potassium, iron and fibre, which means that they are good for detoxification, regulating blood pressure and the effective functioning of the digestive system.
- They are excellent for the immune system.
- Redcurrant jelly is an antiseptic, great for treatment of minor burns. This is best done after the area has been cooled with cold water.