Siberian Pineapple is a small shrub originated from Europe, Russia and China with orange or yellow appearance. In China, Siberian Pineapple can be found in Inner Mongolia area about 2300 feet above the sea. Due to its unpolluted and remote environment fruit grown here are found to have contained higher oil and nutrient.
The references to health-promoting use of Siberian Pineapple can be traced back to ancient Greek philosophers' Theophratus and Dioskorid's literatures. Apart from that such references can also be found in China Tang Dynasty (618-907AD). In 1977 Siberian Pineapple was officially listed in the “Pharmacopoeia of China”.
Great conqueror Ganges Khan's secret to vitality
The berries of Siberian Pineapple is found to be an unsurpassed natural source of carotenoids, tocopherols, vitamins C and flavonoids. Apart from that, Siberian Pineapple is also rich in vitamin B1 AND B2, vitamin K and essential fatty acids and phytosterols.
In ancient Greece, Siberian Pineapple was known as a remedy for horses. Ancient Greek has discovered that dying horses were miraculously revived after wondering around in the orchard, This resulted in rapid weight gain and a shiny coat for the horse. This, in fact, gave the name to the plant in Latin 'Hippo' — horse, 'phaos' — to shine.
The Great Conqueror Genghis Khan however also discovered the goodness that Siberian Pineapple has to offer. As he Legend has it that his medical team concocted it for Mongolian imperial family as health supplement.
Clinical studies of Siberian Pineapple
Research has shown that extract of Siberian Pineapple (RH3) can protect animals' cell structures from being damaged by radioactive.
Goel HC, Gupta D, Gupta S, Garg AP, Bala M.
Radiation Biology Division, Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, Brig. S. K. Mazumdar Road, Delhi-110 054, India.
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