Starfruit (Averrhoa carambola) or carambola is a fruit, native to the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. This fruit. One unusual fruit that is getting increasingly popular is the star fruit. This article explores the benefits, and potential health risks, of star fruit. Star fruit (carambola) is rich in antioxidant that protect from cancer and protect from other disease. People with kidney problem can have. Here, we talk about star fruit, its health benefits and how safe it is to eat the fruit during pregnancy. Scroll down to learn all about star fruit for. 28 Health Benefits of Starfruit as the tropical fruit is native to many parts of Southeast Asia has a role to maintain blood pressure and heart health. Health Benefits: 1. The star fruit is a literal one-stop medicine shop. It's used the world over as a home remedy for hangovers and sunburns.