Eggplant, Solanum melongena, is a tropical, herbaceous, perennial plant, closely related to tomato, in the family Solanaceae which is grown for its edible fruit. The plants has a branching stem and simple, long, flat. coarsely lobed leaves which are green in color and are arranged alternately on the branches.
- Heart health. The fiber, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and phytonutrient content in eggplants all support heart health.
- Blood cholesterol.
- Cognitive function.
- Weight management and satiety.
- Liver health.