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Tiger Grape Fruit Plant (Kadsura Coccinea)

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  • Tiger Grape (Kadsura Coccinea): A Climbing Medicinal Marvel

    • Common Name: Tiger Grape
    • Botanical Name: Kadsura Coccinea
  • General Information: 
    • Native To: East Asia - Southern China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam
    • Red to dark purple, aggregate fruit (6-10cm or more in diameter)
    • Wild harvesting for local use in food and medicine
    • Evergreen, climbing, woody stems; Monoecious or dioecious
  • Culinary and Medicinal Uses:

    • The fruit, an aggregate of 50-60 individual fruits, is red to dark purple, offering a pleasant sweet flavor. It can be consumed raw or cooked.
    • Tiger Grape has a historical role in traditional Chinese medicine, particularly for treating Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gastroenteric disorders.
    • Despite being low in calories, Tiger Grape is rich in nutrients, making it a valuable addition to the diet.
    • Amino acids and minerals in Tiger Grape contribute to its potential as a special health food. It is especially beneficial for women and elderly individuals.
    • Tiger Grape is noted for its positive impact on skin health, helping maintain smooth and shiny skin, particularly for women.
    • Regular consumption of Tiger Grape is believed to contribute to longevity, particularly for the elderly.
    • The nutrient composition of Tiger Grape suggests potential benefits for the immune system, contributing to overall health.
  • Cultivation Tips:

    • plants both male and female forms are advisable for fruit and seed production.