Scientific (Botanical) Name is Eriobotrya japonica
Succulent, tangy yet sweet, wonderfully delicious loquat fruit is rich in vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants. This unique fruit is originated in the mountainous, evergreen rain forests of Southeastern China, from where it spread all across the world, including Japan.
Some of the common names of loquat include Japanese plum, Japanese medlar, Maltese plum, etc. Loquat plant can be described as an evergreen, large shrub or small tree belonging to the family of Rosaceae, in the genus; Eriobotrya.
The diverse range of nutrients contained in loquatfruit and leaves, including pectin, iron, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C, and fiber, make it very effective for boosting overall human health.
Health Benefits Of Loquat
1. Lowers Blood Pressure
2. Prevents Diabetes
3. Lowers Cancer Risk
4. Soothens Respiratory System
5. Boosts Immunity
6. Aids Digestion
7. Controls Cholesterol Levels
8. Strengthens Bones
9. Regulates Circulatory System