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Hardy kiwi (Actinidia arguta)


laxative, anti-cancer

Areas of application:

Cancer, assist in the treatment of stomach, intestinal, colon and breast cancer, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, insomnia, sleep disorders, iron deficiency, strengthens the immune system, lowers high blood pressure, prevents blood clots, lowers cholesterol and triglyceride levels, protects the cardiovascular system system, reduces the risk of heart attacks

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To find:

In eastern Asia, in mountain forests, thickets, on the banks of rivers and in moist locations at altitudes between 700 and 3600 meters.


Vitamins (C), iron, antioxidants, serotonin


Hardy kiwi is a perennial, fruit-bearing climbing plant with a woody trunk. It has vigorous growth, resists cold and is deciduous. The plant climbs easily to a height of 7.50 to 9 meters, but can grow much higher if sufficient climbing support is available. The oval leaves are 7.5 to 12.5 cm long. The leaves are bright green with reddish stems and the fruits can be brown, green or reddish. The fruits are about the size of a grape, have a smooth skin and a sweet taste. The plants are either male or female. The small white flowers appear in May.

In the kitchen you can eat the fruit like this, it tastes sweeter than the commercially available kiwi in the store, you can make jam and chutneys from it. The fruits can be eaten like this without peeling them.

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