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Mahkota Dewa fruits are small to medium and oblong in shape, averaging 3-5 centimeters in diameter. The semi-smooth outer skin has small grooves running the length of the fruit and is green when unripe and a vibrant red when mature. The inner flesh is white, fibrous, and watery and contains one to two brown poisonous seeds. Mahkota Dewa cannot be consumed raw, but when processed, it has a slightly sweet flavor.
Mahkota Dewa is available year-round.
Mahkota Dewa, botanically classified as Phaleria macrocarpa, is a prolific evergreen tree that bears fruit and is indigenous to Indonesia. Also known as God’s Crown, Pau, Makuto Rojo, Makutadewa, Makuto Mewo, Makuto Queen, and Crown of Gods, Mahkota Dewa is known around the world as a healing ingredient that is full of antioxidants. Mahkota Dewa is typically found in home gardens and is used in traditional medicine and as an ornamental plant.
Mahkota Dewa fruit contains healing ingredients such as antihistamines, polyphenol compounds, saponins, and alkaloids.
Mahkota Dewa is poisonous and cannot be consumed raw. It is best suited for cooked applications such as boiling or shredded and dried for use in teas and coffees. One of the most popular methods of preparation is to slice the pulp, sun dry, and add to boiling water. Once the fruit is cooked, strain the pulp from the mixture and consume the hot water as a drink. Mahkota Dewa can also be used dried in a tea form and mixed into coffee sachets. Mahkota Dewa will last for a couple of days fresh when stored in a cool and dry place or the refrigerator if available. Dried Mahkota Dewa pieces will last for months in a sealed container.
Mahkota Dewa fruit has been used in traditional medicine across the world for thousands of years. It is well known in traditional Chinese medicine as an anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-oxidant, and anti-bacterial. It is widely believed that used in tea, Mahkota Dewa fruit can help reduce symptoms of many health issues and diseases and is still widely used today as a form of alternative medicine.
The origins of Mahkota Dewa are relatively unknown, but it is believed to be native to the island of Papua, formerly known as Irian Jaya. Today, Mahkota Dewa is commonly grown in Asia and can be found at local markets and specialty retailers in New Guinea, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, and Malaysia.