Now that the Nipah virus is spreading again in Kerala, a fruit has come to light. It is believed that the spread of Nipah virus may be related to this fruit. In fact, all the children who ate the fruit contracted Nipah, one of whom died. Samples of this fruit were then sent to the National Institute of Virology Pune (NIV Pune) for testing.
This fruit is not usually very popular in the country, but it is very popular in South Asian countries and looks like lychee. It is called Rambutan or Rambutan fruit. Until now this fruit was known as a beneficial fruit. Although it has its drawbacks, it has never been considered a virus. It is also possible that this fruit was picked up by bats, because when Nipa was last spread in Kerala, both this fruit and bats came into discussion.
Let us first know what this fruit is like. It is covered in red hair. Inside which there are sweet pulse fruits like litchi. Although it is said that bats also make their home in this fruit tree.
It also has medicinal properties
This fruit has many inal shadhi qualities. It contains nutrients like protein, fiber, calcium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, copper, manganese, riboflavin, niacin. Compounds called phytochemicals are found which are considered as antidiabetic, anti-allergic and antimicrobial. Which helps to protect the body from many diseases.
This fruit is also available for sale on many e-commerce websites.
Increases energy levels
It increases energy levels in the body as well as makes you feel fresh. It contains a lot of calories and carbohydrates. It is also rich in Vitamin C and A. Which helps to increase the body’s resistance to disease.
Eating rambutan fruit also improves digestion. Incorporating it into the diet helps reduce problems like gas and indigestion.
It was also found that it helps to improve not only health, but also beauty. Its use brings strength and shine to the hair, as well as promotes good hair growth.
This fruit also has disadvantages
– Since it contains potassium, excessive intake can cause vomiting and diarrhea.
Excessive use of the extract extracted from its peel can increase toxic levels in the body.
Too much vitamin C can cause stomach upset and diarrhea.
If someone is allergic to a new type of food, rambutan can also cause allergy problems.
What is the relationship between bat and rambutan fruit
It is generally believed that there are more bats where there are rambutan trees. They live in its trees. They also sit on its fruit. Some of its fruits come in contact with them carefully and become infected. Because many types of viruses are found in bats.
The difference between lychee and rambutan
Litchi is slightly smaller than Rambutan. Its skin is also red, but more angry than Rambutan. The anus of litchi is also white, but its taste is different from that of rambutan. It also has a large seed inside the anus. The skin of litchi is not very thick which means you can peel it easily.
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