karambola health benefits

CARAMBOLA known as star fruit, is the fruit of Averrhoa Carambola, a species of tree native to tropical Southeast Asia. Star fruit’s scientific name is Averrhoa carambola, The fruit is commonly consumed throughout southeast Asia and the Caribbean. The tree is cultivated throughout the tropical areas of the world.
Star fruit is a very good thing about the medicinal properties of Ayurvedic. It has been reported that stat fruit is sweet in taste and acidic in nature, Its effect is hot and heavy. It is also spicy. Its ripe fruit is sweet and strong. Let’s know how you can use star fruit as a medicine.

The star fruit (carambola) is both sour and sweet. Fruits are aromatic and pulp. These fruits are also juicy. There are two species of star fruit based on citrus and sweet fruits. Both of these are used as medicines. The juice of star fruit leaves helps in lowering blood pressure. The star fruit tree is the heights of 5 to 10 meters tall. This tree is very dense and beautiful. It has many branches.

Its leaves remain green throughout the year. Its branches are quite dense. The star-fruits length is 7.5 to 10 cm long. These fruits are green when raw and yellow when cooked. These fruits have 3 to 5 number of ends. Sometimes they are star-shaped that’s why we Indians called star fruits.

Very good things are told about the medicinal properties of star fruit in Ayurvedic texts. It has been reported that star fruit is sweet in taste and acidic in nature. Its effect is hot and heavy. It is also spicy. Its ripe fruit is sweet and strong. Let us know how you can use star fruit as a medicine.


star fruit benefit for health by

Beneficial for Asthma

Asthma patients have difficulty in breathing and breath becomes bloated after a little effort. Sometimes this disease is incurable, but if the asthma patients eat 1-2 grams of star fruit seeds powder. This helps to control asthma and provides quick relief.

Benefit for Angina

Angina is caused by reducing blood flow to your heart muscle, which your heart muscle needs to survive or heart muscle getting enough oxygen. Consumption of star fruit helps to keep the heart-healthy, especially in the disease called Angina. Make a decoction of the leaves of star fruit and eat it. Taking 10 to 20 ml of it is beneficial for angina.

Benefits for Diarrhea

The most common cause of diarrhea is a virus that infected by bacteria. The star fruit is very beneficial for vomiting and diarrhea. Taking 5 to 10 ml juice of star fruit excessive thirst stops vomiting, diarrhea, and also cures bloody dysentery.

Benefit for Stomachache

Consumption of star fruit gives many benefits to the stomach. Make a decoction of the leaves of star fruit and drink 10 to 20 milliliters of it to kill stomach worms. Taking 1/2 gram powder of star fruit seeds ends stomachache.

Benefit for Piles

Piles are a very common ailment that affects men and women at any age. High pressure in the veins, long period of time on the toilet, being pregnant, heavy lifting, or anal intercourse. Taking 5 to 10 ml juice of star fruit daily to the patient with bloody piles will relieve bloody piles. If the juice is not available you can eat 1 or 2 fruits daily to stops bleeding.

Benefits for Scurvy

Scurvy is a disease caused by the deficiency of Vitamin C. A person suffering from scurvy can suffer from problems of anemia, disability, continuous bleeding, etc. In this case, you should eat ripe fruits of star fruit, which have vitamin C slowly it will benefit to cure the scurvy.

Benefit for Skin Disease

Skin disease can cause by genetic makeup, immune system problems, rashes, genetic factor, irritation, and another person’s infected skin. Grind the star fruit plant leaves and apply them to your skin it treats skin diseases like itching, rashes, irritation, etc.

Benefits for Fever

A fever can be a sign of several health conditions, the most common causes of fever are infections such as colds, infections of the ears, lungs, skin, and throat. Eating star fruit is beneficial in fever and weakness is also removed. Fever is cured by taking 1 to 2 grams of powder made from dried fruits of star fruit and drinking it.

Benefit for Immunity Booster

The immunity system can also be weakened by smoking, alcohol, and poor nutrition, a common infection of the nose and throat. There are two different species of star fruit based on citrus and sweet fruits. Both of these help us to boost your immunity.

Benefit for Weight loss

Star fruit plays an important role in weight control as it is low calorie as well as containing high fiber, which helps in reducing weight.

Beneficial to control the Diabetes

Diabetes are 2 types which are common infections are overweight, high blood pressure, family history, and increasing age. Eating star fruit is helpful in controlling diabetes, according to research, it helps in controlling the amount of sugar in the blood.

Side effects of star fruit : Excessive consumption of fruits of star fruits causes constipation. Overeating raw fruits can cause chest pain and a burning sensation. Therefore, it is better to consult a doctor before using it for treatment.


Star fruit plant good for health by

More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day.

Before water pokes your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.

Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.

Water thoroughly in the summer and reduces watering in winter and rainy season.

Temperature 25 to 35 degrees Celsius.

The star fruit is a tropical and subtropical fruit that
can be grown at elevations up to 1200 meters. I prefer full sun exposure but required enough humidity and an annual rainfall of at least 1800 mm. It doesn’t have a soil type preference, but it requires good drainage. Star fruit trees are planted at least 6m(20fts) from each other plants and typically are fertilized three times a year.

The tree grows rapidly and produces fruits at four or five years of age. The large number of rain during spring actually reduces the amount of fruit, but in ideal conditions, star fruit can produce from 90 to 180 kilometers of fruits in a year. The main fruiting season from April to June and October to December in Malaysia, fruiting also occurs at other times in some other locales such as South Florida.

These fruits can be grown both in alkaline and acidic soils of pH range. The star fruit tree will grow to a height of 20 to 30 feet tall if not pruned, these trees generally have a multi-branched bushy, rounded canopy.


Hindi – star fruit

English – Carambola apple (Chinese gooseberry)

Sanskrit – karmarngam, Vishal

Urdu – kamrakh 

Assamese – Kardai

Oriya – koromonga

Kannada – darehuli

Gujarati – kamrakh 

Telugu – tamarata

Tamil – tamatattai

Bengali – kamranga

Marathi – kamlar,

Chinese – 杨桃 (Yángtáo)


Italian – stella di frutta

Japanese – スターフルーツ (Sutāfurūtsu)

Korean – 스타 과일 (seuta gwail)

Latin – stella fructum

Nepali – तारा फल

Russian – карамбол ( karambol)

Spanish – Fruta estrella

Turkish – Yıldız meyvesi


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