Ensures regular smooth bowel habits. Reduces breast cancer. Increases the progesterone hormone levels. It helps in the treatment of Urticaria.
Rich in beta-carotene, significant quantities of the B vitamins thiamine and riboflavin and small amounts of Vitamin C. Wood apple is rich in oxalic, malic, citric acid and a concentrated tannic acid.
The fruit is eaten plain, blended into an assortment of drinks and sweets or well-preserved as jam. The scooped-out pulp from its fruits is eaten uncooked with or without sugar.