Physalis, also called, Cape gooseberry of Peru or Berries of the Incas, is a fruit with a sweet and slightly acidulated flavor. Cultivated in Latin America, it is a powerful antibacterial, rich in vitamins and weak in carbohydrates and calories.

What are the benefits of Physalis ?

What does Physalis contain ?


Antioxidants help to eliminate free radicals that are responsible for cardiovascular diseases, cancers and other chronic disorders.


Beta-carotene is an antioxidant belonging to the family of carotenoids. It is converted in the body to vitamin A, a compound essential for bone growth, good vision, healthy skin, and protects the body from infections.


Physalines contained in the berries of the Incas has a strong antibacterial and anti-inflammatory power. The anticancer effects (colon, lungs, liver, larynxes and white blood cells) in Physalis are strong. Physalis is recommended to be consumed before winter, to fight against diseases, or for people with low immune systems.

Benefits recognized in Physalis

  • Fight against cancer
  • Improve the immune system
  • Antibacterial effects
  • Treat several infections: malaria, asthma, hepatitis, rheumatisms

Warning: the consumption of berries does not replace a medical treatment.

To be healthy, eat Physalis!

The main concern in Physalis lies in its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory power. Consuming berries of the Incas, helps to strengthen the immune system, and protect the body from diseases.

The low calorie intake in Physalis makes the fruit a suitable dietary supplement in case of dieting.

Valebio offers a large number of recipes with Physalis to accompany with diets, breakfasts or desserts.