There is so much controversy over Durian fruit in the farm auction run by the Tamil Nadu government every time. Durian fruit is the world's smelliest fruit and has a taste so sweet. This fruit is banned in many countries to sell and eat in public places due to its strong smell.

  • Originally in 1580, the name "Durian" is derived from the Malay word Duri(meaning "thorn"). The species name 'zibethinus' derives from the name of the civet (Viverra zibetha), known for its odor.
  • Durian is an edible fruit of the genus Durio. There are 30 recognized Duri species. Out of that, at least nine produce edible fruits. As of 1987, there are more than 300 listed varieties in Thailand and more than 100 in Malaysia. The only species available on the international market is the Durio Zybetinus. Other species are sold in their local areas. It is native to Borneo and Sumatra islands Indonesia.
  • Durian fruit is popular in Southeast Asia, where it has been nicknamed the "King of Fruits". The nutrients of durian fruit are higher than other fruits. Durian fruit has a naturally sweet taste.
  • Durian grows in tropical areas around the world, especially in Southeast Asian countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand.
  • The durian fruit can grow up to 1 foot (30 cm) long and 6 inches (15 cm) wide. Usually weighs 1 to 3 kilograms.
  • Durian fruit is rich in calcium, manganese, carotene, fat, iron, riboflavin, carbohydrates, copper, folic acid, vitamin C, fiber, zinc, niacin, protein, phosphorus, potassium, and magnesium.
  • Raw durian is 65% water, 27% carbohydrates, 5% fat, and 1% protein. 100 g, raw or fresh frozen durian provides a moderate content of 33% of the daily value of thiamine and other B vitamins, vitamin C, and the dietary mineral manganese. Different types of durian are produced from Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia. They contain 16-29% of carbohydrate, 2-5% of fat , 2-4% of protein , 1-4% of dietary fiber, and caloric value of -185 kcal per 100 g. The fatty acid composition of durian flesh is especially rich in oleic acid and palmitic acid.

Medicinal properties

  • The body is weakened by malnutrition and bad habits such as alcohol and smoking. For this, if they eat durian fruit twice a week, their body will get stronger. Increasing immunity.
  • Durian fruit juice prevents the spread of breast cancer cells. Durian fruit prevents heart disease. Fights infection.
  • Excess cholesterol builds up in the blood, causing blood clots and contaminating the blood. This fruit dissolves the fat and converts it into calories. It cleanses the blood and protects against heart-related diseases.
  • Men are less prone to infertility due to low sperm count. Durian fruit is capable of increasing the amount of sperm. So if you eat durian fruit, masculinity will increase.
  • Durian fruit can cure constipation. Stimulates digestive energy and causes a good appetite. Strengthens the optic nerves of the eyes. Protects the skin and brightens the skin.
  • Uncooked durian seeds are toxic due to cyclopropane fatty acids and should not be consumed. The young leaves and shoots of durian are occasionally cooked for a meal.
  • Petals of durian flowers are eaten in the province of North Sumatra in Indonesia and Sarawak in Malaysia. At the same time in the Moluccas islands, the husk of the durian fruit is used for smoking fish. The nectar and pollen of the durian flower that bees collect is an important source of honey.

Well, if you ask me why there is violence during this fruit auction in the state of Tamil Nadu, just for money.  If they win in the auction, "What they put is the price, what they put is the law".