Benefits of Grapefruit: Health Benefits of Grape Fruit

There are enormous health benefits of grape fruit. Among the citrus fruits, grapefruit ranks high in its vitamin C content. The nutrient content of grapefruit is composed of many valuable vitamins, minerals. To name a few such as potassium, vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin B1 and B6, potassium and lycopene. It also contains calcium and phosphorus.

No doubt the sweetness is due to the sugars present in grapefruit.

Health Benefits of Grapefruit

  • Grapefruit used in malaria: the juice of grapefruit or the fruit itself has the natural quinine. It is useful in destroying malaria germs.
  • Cold and flu: due to its potent natural vitamin C content, grapefruit is a natural remedy in common cold and running nose.
  • Grape fruit in sleep disturbances: a glass of grapefruit before lying down in bed helps to fight insomnia and have sound sleep.
  • Grape fruit reduces acidity.
  • Due to its vitamin C and potassium content, grapefruit works best in scanty urination problems and other urinary disorders.
  • Grapefruit seed extract is heals scar tissue rapidly.
  • Grapefruit seed extract helps to boost the immune system.
  • In many drug sensitive individuals grapefruit extract helps to control candidiasis, when no other medication is tolerated
  • Juice of grapefruit is usefulĀ  in constipation
  • Grapefruit juice acts as a probiotic and digestive enzyme. It relieves flatulence.

One thought on “Benefits of Grapefruit: Health Benefits of Grape Fruit

  • April 13, 2012 at 7:37 am
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    I have learnt so many good qualities of grapefruit in a nut shell. We all enjoy grapefruit as a fruit, but I had never imagined it to be so healthy for our body. I used to pass scanty urination, but after eating grapefruit regularly, my urinary problem has improved.

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