Medicinal benefits of longan

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What is the longan?

The longan (dimocarpus longan) is an Asian fruit.

This cousin of the lychee is rich in :

  • Vitamins B1, B3 and C.
  • Antioxidants.
  • Protein.
  • Magnesium.
  • Calcium.
  • Manganese.
  • Zinc.
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How to eat it?

Longans are mostly consumed fresh.

However, they can be found in the form of :

  • Dried fruits.
  • Juice.
  • Fruits in syrup.

Its active components keep well in all formats.


Dragon’s eyes are valued by the blood, the brain and the thyroid gland.

Therapeutic properties

This fruit has been traditionally used for its qualities:

  • Tonic.
  • Antioxidant.
  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • Energizing.
  • Digestive.
  • Neuroprotective.
  • Diuretic.
  • Immunostimulant.

The medicinal properties of longan are well combined with those of greater burdock root.

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For which diseases?

Longan has shown promising results in cases of :

  • Thyroiditis.
  • Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Tuberculosis.
  • Lyme disease.
  • Waldenström’s disease.
  • Cancer.
  • Gaucher’s disease.
  • Type 2 diabetes.
  • Poliomyelitis.

Its tonic effect associated with its anti inflammatory action helps to recover quicker in case of bronchitis or gastroenteritis.


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What are the medicinal benefits of longan?

They are currently underestimated.

This fruit has an incredible healing power, especially for inflammatory diseases.

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