Persimmon is rich with Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, Iodine and phosphorus. Studies show that persimmons are great for managing hypertension because their contents help regulate blood pressure. Generally, the fruit is a great immune booster, which makes it fight various illnesses some within a short period of time.
Persimmon contains health benefiting flavonoid poly-phenolic anti-oxidants such as catechins and gallocatechins in addition to having an important anti-tumor compound, betulinic acid. Some of the compounds in persimmons boost eye health. For instance, Zeaxanthin, a member of the B complex of vitamins, is directly linked to improved eye health.
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