Despite the name, water apples/rose apples are not related to roses or apples. In fact, rose apples are closely related to guava, and although there are multiple species, the most commonly eaten variety has the scientific name Syzygium jambos. Water apples are thought to have a number of health benefits including controlling diabetes, improving , reducing toxicity, promoting heart health, and boosting immunity.
According to the USDA Nutrient Database, a 100gm portion of rose apple has high water content, 25 calories and 0.6gm of protein. Rose apples also contain vitamin C, dietary fiber, vitamin A, calcium, thiamin, niacin, iron, sulfur, and potassium. In terms of organic compounds, rose apples contain jambosine, betulinic acid, and friedelolactone.
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Store in a cool and dry place