Scientific name: Litchi chinensis
Origin: China and Vietnam
Medicinal use: Lychee or litchi is a tropical fruit that is known as an “excellent source of sugar, protein, fiber, vitamins, calcium, potassium, phosphorus and magnesium. The fruit is an ovoid, heart-shaped, or nearly round drupe about 2.5 cm in diameter or larger. The interior is formed by a translucent white juicy pulp, with a sweet and fragrant flavor. It is grown in some places as a melliferous tree, for its fruit rich in minerals (calcium and phosphorus), Vitamin C, A, B1 and B2.
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