Produce Name : Rambutan

Availability : All Round the Year

An attractive fruit with a bright red skin covered in green tipped hairs, the rambutan is a delicious, white fleshy fruit. Thai rambutans are particularly noted for their sweetness. The name Rambutan is derived from the Malayan word rambut which means hairs.

Nutritional Facts

There is usually a single light brown seed which is high in certain fats and oils (primarily oleic acid and eicosanoic acid) valuable to industry, and used in cooking and the manufacture of soap.

Medicinal / Therapeutic Use

Rambutan roots, bark and leaves have various uses in medicine and in the production of dyes