Pouteria lucuma is a plant species of the genus Pouteria within the family of the sapote family. It is native to the valleys of the Andes of Chile, Peru and Ecuador. The Lúcuma, also called "Gold of the Incas" in promotional context, is a subtropical drupe. The fruit alone is not only extremely tasty, it can also be used as a sweetener in food and beverages. Lucuma is rich in nutrients and has a positive effect on the entire body. There are also a lot of healthy minerals that the human body needs. These are B vitamins and antioxidants that promise a strong immune system and also protect the cells from free radicals.