UCHUVA Physalis peruviana is a plant and fruit of the solanaceas family, therefore it has attributes such as potatoes, tomatoes and tobacco. However, its growth is shrubby. The fruit is spherical orange and with medicinal attributes such as strengthening of the optic nerve and affections to the throat. Eliminates renal albumin and helps purify the blood;
It is the name of a plant's edible fruits. Its scientific name is Physalis peruviana and belongs to the Solanaceae family. Also known by other names such as: tomatillo, guchuva, ushum, Golden Berry, uvilla, chirto, capuli.