African Star Apple
This fruit is popularly called Alasa by the Ga people and Alasema by the Fantes or Twi speaking people in Ghana.
It’s delicious and sharp taste when you eat really makes this fruit kind of special.
Alasa is an excellent source of calcium, vitamin C, vitamins B1 and B2, crude fibre, lipids, protein and iron.
Some of the health benefits include reduction in the risk of heart diseases by lowering cholesterol and blood sugar levels, cure for sore throat by reducing the burning sensation in the oesophagus, relief from toothache, constipation, stomach ache, pneumonia, malaria and fever treatment and wounds.