Benefit and harm

The benefits and harms of Lychee

Lychee is a small, sour - sweet berries, the peel of which has korkoobraznymi structure. Lychee is the fruit of an evergreen tree, reaching a height of about thirty feet. The form of the lychee fruit is oval or round. The diameter of the ripe berries of about four inches. The surface is completely covered with acute tubercles. The berry is red. The taste resembles the taste of white grapes. Only the inner jelly-like edible part of the fruit. Berry has a single seed is oval in shape and brown color.

Properties of lychee

Lychee is a berry that consists of many useful substances. This vitamins, clean water, complex carbohydrates, proteins, dietary fibers, fats and sugar. All this together has a positive effect on the human body.

The amount of sugar in the berries litchi depends on the region in which grew a tree of the class.

Vitamins, which are rich in litchi belong to groups j, K,C,d, E. Minerals: magnesium, calcium, sodium, potassium, sulfur, phosphorus, chlorine, iron, manganese, iodine, copper, fluorine and zinc. Vitamin C together with potassium has a curative effect on the cardiovascular system. Properties of lychee can reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood.

The lychee berry has a tonic effect on the human body, so it is a great natural aphrodisiac.

Real taste has a fresh lychee fruit, but frozen, canned and dried also has useful properties and also has a pleasant taste.

The use of lychee

Lychee is useful in that it quenches thirst, regulates natural processes in the stomach and intestines, relieves constipation and helps to get rid of excess weight, so it is advised to include in the diet of people who suffer from diabetes, anemia, gastritis, ulcers, liver disease and problems with the pancreas.

Lychee contains high amount of water, which is characterized by purity and useful properties.

Very useful lychee fruit for the digestive system. It normalizes and restores the digestive processes. Actively participates in digestion and helps the body to produce pancreatic juice, which food is processed the bastr and better.

Litchi useful if you wish to lose weight. This requires that you eat a few berries before eating. Properties of litchi is able to deliver the body a feeling of satiety, therefore food is used much less than usual.


Lychee juice can give the body vigor and, to return the lost power, so it is recommended to use athletes and people of hazardous professions.

The favorable effect of lychee fruit on the hormonal system of the body, so they are rightly called the “fruit of love”.

The use of lychee

Berry lychee, composed of other herbs and lemongrass, used for the treatment of malignant tumors.

Litchi rind is used for making decoctions which are used to improve the tone in the body and prevent the accumulation of fluids in the organs.

Eastern medicine often uses lychee berry for the treatment of diseases the most important organs in the body: lungs, liver and kidneys. Favorable action has lychee in the prevention of asthma, tuberculosis and bronchitis. To normalize the blood sugar level is recommended each day to eat ten berries lychee.

In cooking, mostly working with fresh lychee fruit. The pulp is used for making desserts in the form of jam, jam, ice cream, jelly and marmalade. Dried litchi is called “dragon eyes” because when the skin becomes rigid inside the remains of dried jelly bone.

From lychee pod to make a drink: fruits you want to wash and add to the champagne. In China islice make amazing wine that is consumed with fish and chicken dishes. Often, lychee can be found in the salad.

Harm lychee

Litchi has practically no contraindications and does not cause any harm to the body, but there are a few rules that will help you to get a really healthy and tasty litchi rind should have a rich red color, soft structure and not have damage. Peel dark color indicates that the fruit is disrupted long enough for it to lose its useful and taste.

Can show the individual intolerance of the product and the occurrence of allergic reactions, but only in the case if abused. Children are recommended to give not more than one hundred grams of product a day.