Health Benefits of Durian.
Durian is extremely nutritious because it is rich in vitamin B, C and E and with high iron content. Eating durian is alleged to restore the health of ailing humans and animals.
A preparation from its roots and leaves is prescribed by traditional doctors for fevers and jaundice.
Decoctions of the leaves and fruits are applied to swellings and skin diseases.
Durian fruit helps lower cholesterol.
Durian is a strong blood cleanser.
The ash of the burned rind is taken after childbirth.
Durian contains high levels of the amino acid tryptophan, known to alleviate anxiety, depression, and insomnia, and create feelings of happiness, by raising levels of serotonin in the brain
Durian contains high level of soft protein which makes it a good muscle builder.
Durian has a reputation as a powerful aphrodisiac.
Durian is recommended as a good source of raw fats.