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It provide many nutritional values ​​such as: high energy, rich in protein, vitamins and minerals: B1, PP, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron,...

Longan (scientifically known as Dimocarpus longan). It provide many nutritional values ​​such as: high energy, rich in protein, vitamins and minerals: B1, PP, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, organic acids, fiber, beneficial for nervous system, digestive system, circulatory system ...

Nutrition Facts of the longan

Longan is an excellent source of: potassium, copper, magnesium, phosphorus and manganese; There are also many B vitamins, including folic acid. Fruit also boasts certain antioxidants polyphenols like corilagin, gallic acid and ellagic acid that can increase the overall health of the body.

Nutrients Value

Water [g] 82.75    Calcium, Ca [mg] 1    Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid [mg] 84    Methionine [g] 0.01    Glutamic acid [g] 0.21
Energy [kcal] 60    Iron, Fe [mg] 0.13    Thiamin [mg] 0.03    Phenylalanine [g] 0.03    Glycine [g] 0.04
Energy [kJ] 251    Magnesium, Mg [mg] 10    Riboflavin [mg] 0.14    Tyrosine [g] 0.03    Proline [g] 0.04
Protein [g] 1.31    Phosphorus, P [mg] 21    Niacin [mg] 0.3    Valine [g] 0.06    Serum [g] 0.05
Total lipid (fat) [g] 0.1    Potassium, K [mg] 266    Threonine [g] 0.03    Arginine [g] 0.04
Ash [g] 0.7    Zinc, Zn [mg] 0.05    Isoleucine [g] 0.03    Histidine [g] 0.01
Carbohydrates, due to the difference [g] 15,14    Copper, Cu [mg] 0.17    Leucine [g] 0.05    Alanine [g] 0.16
Fiber, total serving size [g] 1.1    Manganese, Mn [mg] 0.05    Lysine [g] 0.05    Aspartic acid [g] 0.13
In addition to being a favorite dessert fruit of many people, this fruit also has many health benefits, notably:


Longan can help remove wrinkles, age spots, fade dark spots caused by scars. The flesh of the fruit contains vitamins B and C as well as antioxidants, which have anti-aging, anti-chapping, peeling and dry skin properties.

Relieve stress

They are also used to help reduce anxiety and insomnia. In traditional Chinese medicine, longan tea; help reduce anxiety as well as warm the body.

Improve sleep quality

In one study, it was found that consuming this fruit could help reduce anxiety and prolong sleep. The flesh of the fruit and seeds is often used in tonics to enhance concentration and induce deep sleep.

Blood tonic

In this fruit contains an adequate amount of iron for the body, which can help stimulate red blood cell production and enhance circulation. From there, also enough oxygen for the body, increase energy and prevent anemia symptoms

Support weight loss

Labels are very low in calories, so it is extremely effective in weight loss. Nutritional density can help suppress the appetite, but you should not overdo it because it can cause some undesirable harm.

Increase energy

In traditional medicine, it is believed that this fruit can help balance blood, improve energy levels, prevent chronic illness, reduce dizziness and boost metabolism.

Control blood pressure

The potassium content in the label has a direct effect on lowering blood pressure. Mechanically acts as a vasodilator, It can release tension in your blood vessels and arteries; can ultimately protect the cardiovascular system and reduce the risk of atherosclerosis, heart attack and stroke.


Research has found that they can help balance electrolytes in the body, helping to improve the function of the nervous system.

Enhance immunity

Longan, which is a rich source of vitamin C, can boost your immune system in addition to increasing antioxidant activities.

Prevent chronic diseases

Despite having a minimal amount of antioxidants, they can still help get rid of free radicals and neutralize their effects in the body. This can help prevent mutation of healthy cells and reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases.

Aids in digestion

This food has a high fiber content that helps soften stools and promotes peristalsis; prevents symptoms of constipation, indigestion, diarrhea, flatulence, cramps and stomach pain. Besides, they also improve the efficiency of nutrient absorption.

Improve memory

Many studies have linked label consumption with improved cognition, especially those related to memory formation and retention.

Treatment of snakebites

In Vietnam, the seeds of the fruit are often used to treat snakebites and are often pressed into the infected area. It contains saponins, capable of absorbing venom.

Health vision

The B vitamins, especially B6, B12 and folic acid present in this tropical fruit reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration and help maintain good vision.

Oral care

Longan rich in B vitamins is also known to keep teeth and gums in good condition.