Boat Sterculia Scaphigera Fruit

Boat Sterculia Scaphigera Fruit

This fruit is from a deciduous tropical nut-bearing tree from Burma and Malay. Valued by the Siamese and Chinese, who sweeten it and use it as a delicacy, seeds of this plant are used as herbal remedies in Indonesian and Chinese medicine. Beverages brewed from this seed are often drunk together with the boiled pulp of the seed. They are traditionally taken as a restorative to treat loss of the voice from the common cold, flu, laryngitis, and for this reason are a popular refreshment served at Karaoke.

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