Dragon Eyes…

Dragon EyesLogan fruit is the actual name of this fruit. It is also referred to as euphoria fruit in China where it has been part of traditional Chinese tonics for anti-aging and sexual health. It is native to Southeast Asia and is not grown in the Americas. After the thick skin is peeled, it resembles a peeled grape and has a flavor similar to a lychee. The interior has a shiny dark lacquered brown pit which is where it gets its name “Dragon Eye”. The fruit is more easily found in Asian markets. Dragon eyes are rich in Iron, Magnesium, phosphorus, potassium as well as a rich source of Vitamin A and C. It has been used for centuries as a cure for reducing fevers and the leaves are rich in quercetin which is used to treat allergies.