Angive also referred as the Thai eggplant can have various shapes; it can be elongated, cylindrical shape to a small globular shape around 2-3 centimeters in diameters. The outer skin is smooth and glossy and can range from dark green, light green, to white. There are vivid green hues, which begin at the stem of the vegetable and then fade to a creamy white in a striping pattern. The inner flesh is pale green to white and contains small, brown, edible seeds. The Angive / Thai eggplant is crunchy and mild with a slightly bitter taste.
- Promotes skin health
Angive / Thai eggplant contains vitamin C, which has been shown to promote skin health. Vitamin C can help smooth the skin, keep it moisturized and there are studies that also suggest that in may even protect the skin against skin cancer.
- Controls blood pressure
Angive / Thai eggplant also to help control blood pressure. The plant contains potassium, which helps to reduce high blood pressure. High blood pressure is the leading cause behind medical conditions such as strokes and heart attacks.
- Reduces the risk of diabetes
Angive / Thai eggplant has demonstrated properties similar to insulin that may reduce the risk of diabetes. Diabetes by itself can start many other serious conditions and be very dangerous for the health of someone.