(also known as Physalis
Peruviana ) is a fruit
of American origin that belongs
to the group of semi-acid fruits.
It is sweet, small, round and
yellow with a protective shell.
It is rich in Vitamin C and
in Vitamin A. It also purifies
the blood, eliminates the albumin
from the kidneys, rebuilds and
fortifies the optic nerve and
it is effective in treating
ailments of the throat. In addition,
it is recommended for diabetes,
prostate problems and acts as