/ Nephelium lappaceum /

Health benefits:

  • energizing
  • clears the kidneys – rich in phosphorous
  • good source of fiber, iron, copper and vitamin C which aids the absorbtion of these nutrients
  • high in Gallic Acid, which eliminates free radicals i.e. helps in fighting cancer
  • hydrates the skin
  • antiseptic qualities
  • traditionally,  in Malayan medicine, rambutan leaves were used as poultice on the temples to relieve headaches and calm the nerves.