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Nashi Pear: Health Benefits of the Asian Pear

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nashi pear, or Asian pearNashi Pear: The Asian Pear

The nashi pear, or Asian pear, was been cultivated for thousands of years. Its antioxidants and phytonutrient profile may help with heart disease. Modern Science shows that this powerful cleansing pear is helpful in treating urinary and digestive problems, including constipation.

Nashi Pear Nutritional Benefits

The nutritional benefits are:

  • Vitamin C
  • Dietary Fiber
  • B Vitamins

The pear can help with:

  • Red Blood Cell Production
  • Gastrointestinal Health

There is a very interesting blog done by a college student in Japan, named Calvin, about a visit to an Asian Pear farm. It is worth the read if you are interested. Each individual pear is wrapped in two pieces of paper and unlike the pear, the Asian pear must rippen on the vine.

This information can also be found on’s Travel to Fruit Page.
Mr Higuchi
Pear Plantation
Niigata ken, Kamo shi,
Yamashima Shinden 748
Tel: 0256-53-1037


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