Chilean myrtle   Amomyrtus luma

Medicinal Usage | The berries contain many compounds that are thought could be beneficial to human health. One group of flavonols known as myricetin, found in glycosides, are thought to have anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Culinary Tip | The Amomyrtus luma flowers smell of china tea. The fruit that follows is used to make jams, jellies and mixed with other fruit in crumbles.