Scientific (Botanical) Name is Syzygium aqueum
Some of the health benefits of rose apples include their ability to detoxify the liver, improve digestion, protect against diabetes, improve the immune system, lower cholesterol, prevent certain types of cancers, eliminate fungal and bacterial infections, reduce fevers, and even halt epileptic seizures.
Rose apples, although the name might mislead you, are not related to roses or apples. In fact, rose apples are most closely related to guava, and although there are multiple species, the most commonly eaten variety has the scientific name Syzygium jambos.
Nutritional Value of Rose Apples. Rose apples are rich in vitamin C, dietary fiber, vitamin A, calcium,thiamin, niacin, iron, sulfur, and potassium. In terms of organic compounds, rose apples contain jambosine, betulinic acid, and friedelolactone.
Health Benefits Of Rose Apples
1. Control Diabetes
2. Aid Digestion
3. Prevent Cancer
4. Reduce Toxicity
5. Cholesterol and Heart Health
6. Boost Immunity