Physalis peruviana, a plant species of the genus Physalis in the nightshade family Solanaceae, has its origin in Peru.The plant and its fruit are commonly called Cape gooseberry, goldenberry, golden berry, Pichuberry or physalis, among numerous regional names.
Golden berries are rich in antioxidants that help in reducing inflammation.
As a low-calorie food, golden berries are an interesting option for people trying to lose weight.These tiny fruits deliver a large percentage of your daily nutrients, yet do not contribute any negative fats or calories to your overall intake.
Due to the high carotenoid content found in golden berries, they are often recommended for boosting the health of your eyes.
The significant level of vitamin C in a single serving of golden berries makes them a very important fruit for the immune system.
Golden berry is made into fruit-based sauces, pies, puddings, chutneys, jams, and ice cream, or eaten fresh in salads and fruit salads. Because of the fruit’s decorative appearance in its showy husk, it is popular in restaurants as an exotic garnish for desserts.