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Lychee Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
GI 50. GL 7.6
Botanical Name
Litchi Chinensis, Soapberry Family
Hindi Name
Chinese Name
Li Zi

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Lychee Cures

Highly Effective


Action of Lychee

Nutrients in Lychee

Combines With

Nature of


Parts Used

Whole Tree, Fruit, Seed, Bark, Flower

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Lychee

Eating Litchi empty stomach can even cause death and Muscle Paralysis.
Litchi consumption can cause causes Brain disorder in children. It contains Hypoglycin A and Methylenecyclopropylglycine (MPCG) toxic compounds. The toxins are mostly found in unripe fruit. It is not dangerous for adults and well-nourished children. It affects under nourished children.
In normal metabolism, body utilizes fatty acids to produce glucose. The toxins in Litchi disrupt this process. It leads to extremely low blood sugar level and Brain inflammation in Children.
After consumption of the fruit, children seem healthy in the evening but can have convulsions and can become unconscious in the morning. As per research after consumption, children usually miss the evening meal. This causes low blood sugar level in them. Litchi consumption on empty stomach can also cause low blood sugar level and Brain disorder.
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Lychee is a tree.
It is an evergreen.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 28 M.
Best used for Cancer.

In TCM :
Lychee Seed : Li Zhi He


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Materia Medica for Lychee

Lychee General

Lychee is a nutritious fruit. It has high water content. It is rich in Vitamin B Complex, Vitamin C, Phytonutrients flavonoids and Polyphenols. It is Antioxidant in nature. It balances the electrolyte in the Body.
The high amount of Vitamin C makes it a good Antioxidant. It improves the functioning of the Immune System. It strengthens the Body's Immunity against common diseases like Cold, Cough and Flu.
It protects the Body from oxidative stress. Oxidative stress is caused by free radicals. The Antioxidants in Lychee neutralize the effect of free radicals. It protects the cells from damage. It protects the Body from various types of Cancers, Inflammation and Degenerative Diseases.
The high water content in Lychee and Antioxidant Vitamin C keeps the Skin hydrated. It cleans out the impurities in the form of free radicals. It prevents Aging and makes the Skin young and fresh.
The high fiber and water content in Lychee makes it good for Bowel movements. It prevents Constipation, Piles and Colon Cancer. It aids healthy Digestion.
The mineral composition of Lychee along with Vitamins aids the formation of Blood with healthy Red Blood cells count in it.
Well, with all the pros, Lychees have some cons too. Unripe Lychee should not be consumed. Eating ripe Lychees in moderation causes no problem. Eating unripened Lychees on empty stomach can cause Brain disorder and even death. Lychees are not suitable for under nourished children. It does not pose any fatal result in well nourished children and adults. It should be eaten in an adequate proportion to avoid any harmful effects.
Lychee causes low Blood sugar level called Hypoglycemia. Lychee contains Hypoglycin A and MCPG. Hypoglycin A blocks the regular Body metabolism process. It restricts the process of Gluconeogenisis. The Body runs out of Glucose and becomes Hypoglycemic.
Single Herb

Lychee ( Litchi ) for Cancer

Lychee ( Litchi ) prevents cancer cells to develop.
Consume 5 to 6 Lychee ( Litchi ) daily.

Lychee ( Litchi ) for Aging

Lychee ( Litchi ) helps to cure aging and its signs..
Eat 8 to 10 Lychee ( Litchi ) everyday and also add a Lychee ( Litchi ) in your face pack once a week..

Lychee ( Litchi ) for Heart Disease

Lychee is good for Blood pressure and Heart Diseases. Have a glass ful of Lychee juice everday or have Lychee fruit.

Lychee ( Litchi ) for Anorexia

Having a glass of Lychee juice daily increases Immunity and also treat other digestive problems.
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