Physalis minima (Country gooseberry), is a plant from the Solanaceae family that has been used since centuries ago in Ayurvedic Indian traditional medicine, where it is known as Chirpoti, to treat some well known ailments and health problems. The fruit of this plant has a characteristic orange color and is covered by this paper-like leaves.
In spite most of the investigations on this wonderful fruit are focused on its anti-cancer properties, Physalis minima has other important properties, among which we can mention its diuretic, laxative, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial  and antibacterial properties . Image: Physalis peruviana.
Common name: Native gooseberry, Country gooseberry, Wild cape gooseberry and Pygmy ground cherry , Physalis parviflora, Physalis pubescens, Chinese latern, حرنكش.