Lucuma is rich in B vitamins; assisting with anemia and depression. Beta carotene has been shown to help prevent cancer, boost the immune system, reduce signs of ageing and lower inflammation. A natural antibiotic; beneficial in healing wounds and assisting tissue regeneration. Its anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties make lucuma a powerful natural healer used by the native South Americans. And for good reason.
Add to smoothies, ice cream and baking – lucuma has a slightly sweet flavor so is great for flavoring treats.