It is a member of the grape genus vitis (family Vitaceae) with about 60 species native to the north temperate region, including variations that may be eaten as table fruit, dried to produse raisins or crushed to make grape wine. In wine-making, Vitis vinifera is commonly used.
Grape-fruit or shaddock (Batabi lebu or jamburi)
It is a medium size chiefly sub-tropical tree of the Citrus family (Rutaceae) and it is an edible fruit. The grape-fruit tree bears leathery, evergreen leaves and white flowers and often attains a height of 30 ft. (9 mtrs) or more. Its globular fruit, rich in vitamins B and C, is a modified berry known botanically as a hesperidium. It has a thick, smooth, pale yellow peel and a juicy acid. The fruit 4 to 6 inches in diameter is the largest of the citrus fruits.
Benefit and uses of Grape
Inactivates viruses, Grapefruit seed extract is a very good facial cleanser for general cleaning of oily skin and is very helpful in fighting acne infections.
Grapefruit extraordinary ability to perform both (internally and externally) against a wide variety of known or unknown infections caused by viruses, bacteria, funguses and parasites.
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice to your diet, really can aid weight loss. Thwarts tooth decay, Rich in compounds that blocks cancer in animals, It also helps promote brain, skin and eye health.
Grape seeds extract is anti-bacterail, anti-viral, and anti-inflammatory.
They are also thought to help improve blood flow and strengthen the blood vessels. This increased blood circulation may help to strengthen and protect the heart.