The fruits of tomatoes are one of the most popular vegetables grown and eaten worldwide today. Fruit can be eaten raw or cooked in a large variety of dishes.
The fruit is very nutritious, being high in a number of essential vitamins and minerals. The processed food is high in lycopene which is good for heart and prostate health.
Sliced fruit are a good first aid treatment for burns, scalds and sunburn.
Leaves can be infused as an effective insecticide (note that this is also poisenous to beneficial insects and humans)
Tomato fruit pulp is used cosmetically for face packs.
Please note that due to stock-take and a phenomenal start to the season, the MeadowSweet online shop will not fulfill orders for a few weeks (10 Nov - 20 Nov) . You can still catch me at the Orewa Farmers Market, or you are most welcome to send inquiries on plant availability.
Thank you !
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