There are many health benefits to Dragon Fruit which is the fruit of a cactus that grows in the tropics and especially in Asia. Being brought to the states you can find them in local markets like Trader Joes. A beautiful red color on the outside and white with tiny edible seeds on the inside this fruit is great! Dragon Fruit lowers glucose levels and cholesterol and is high in anti-oxidants thus keeping you from coming down with cancer. Dragon Fruit enhances your metabolism thus helping you lose fat and they also have a good amount of protein. They are good for your eyes, bones, teeth, for bruising and also for wound healing and improving memory. And Dragon Fruit or Pitaya Fruit as it is sometimes called… is very high in Vit. C and fiber. Great for Salads and can also be dried.
Here is a photo of Dragon Fruit — http://tiny.cc/h4scx
Paul Haider – Master Herbalist