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Written By (sagada genuine guides association inc). on Wednesday, August 5, 2009 | 7:15 PM

“Of course, everyone knows sayote! Who doesn’t?”

Chayote in English or known as Sechium Edule – an edible plant just like melons cucumbers and squash.

  • Does not need to be peeled
  • Can be eaten raw in salad
  • It can be boiled
  • It can be stuffed
  • It can be mashed
  • It can be baked
  • It can be fried or pickled
  • Both the fruit (vegetable) and the seed are rich in amino acids and vitamin C
Uses/ Benefits:
  • The leaves and fruit have diuretic, cardiovascular and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Tea made from the leaves has been used in the treatment of arteriosclerosis and hypertension and to dissolve kidney stones.
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nicholas m. pacheco
November 26, 2009 at 2:09 PM

there is some error in your information. jaime masferre senior was not a photographer. his son...eduardo masferre was the photographer.

submitted by nicholas masferre pacheco

November 26, 2009 at 10:32 PM

thank you for the comment sir nicholas, ill try to research on that more before i would re publish the info.. salamat kasin. :D

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