Cashews are unique in their natural form because the seeds grow below the pulp filled fruit of the tree, called the cashew apple.
Cashew trees are also cultivated in many other countries.
Many parts of the plant itself can be used for medicinal purposes ranging from stopping tooth decay to anti-venom for snakes.
The leading producers of cashews in the world is India. Cashews are very high in protein, fiber, potassium, and B vitamins .
Benefits of Cashew Nuts
Cashew nuts have a lower fat content and cholesterol free
The nut contains an acrid compound, a powerful vesicant that is abrasive to the skin. Owing to this, cashew not only renders strength to the body but also contributes substantially in skincare. Some other nutritional aspects of cashew are:
*Rich in vitamin C and vitamin E
*Rich in Carbohydrates
*Rich in Proteins
*Rich in Minerals like Iron, Zinc, Phosphorous, Sodium, Potassium, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese, etc.