Know the English Name of Agbalumo/Udala


This fruit is common in Africa, especially Nigeria. It is called Agbalumo in Yoruba and Udala in Igbo yet the English name is obscure. Some call it cherry but the truth is that it is not cherry, it is an AFRICAN STAR APPLE. Its botanical name is Chrysophylum albidum.

Health Benefits of Agbalumo

-Agbalumo helps in lowering cholesterol and blood sugar, thus reducing your chances of getting heart-related diseases.

-Agbalumo also serves as a good source of calcium that offers strength to the human body. The calcium embedded in the fruit can lessen symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, such as cramping and abdominal bloating.

-Agbalumo is rich in natural antioxidants that help fight off the free radicals that make the body prone to cancer or heart disease. It’s also highly recommended for the treatment of diabetes.

-Agbalumo helps protect the body against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling

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