Physalis - a plant species of the genus Physalis in the nightshade family Solanaceae, has its origin in Peru.
The plant and its fruit are commonly called Cape gooseberry, goldenberry, and physalis in English.
What's the benefit of the Cape gooseberry? Their fruits are rich in citric acid, phosphorus, iron, vitamins B and C, tan and pectin substances. Bitter substances in the fruit of edible bellyspring are similar to alcoloids and give the fruit a specific taste.
The Cape gooseberry contain substances that soothe the nervous system and relieve pain, so they are suitable for joint diseases, to relax muscles and relieve spasmodic abdominal pain.
In addition, the bellows help to cough up, perfect for reducing fever. It is advisable to use them in patients with diabetes, gout.