Longans can be used in soups, desserts, smoothies, fruit salads and cocktails. Combine well with other fruits or Chinese mushrooms. Freeze them for a longer preservation.
For over 2000 years it has been used as a sexual enhancer. Nowadays,a fair is celebrated in August in the Lamphun province (Thailand), with parades, performances and competitions in a bid to promote tourism.
The fruit is originally from East India. Later started to be cultivated in the rest of Asia, especially in China, where its nuts are highly appreciated.
60 calories in 100 grams. It is high in potassium and vitamin C, which plays a vital role in immunity. Furthermore, combining lLngan fruit with meat increases iron levels significantly. This fruit has also beauty benefits, such as improves shine and suppleness to the skin.