The benefits of tejocote root are remarkable, both the fruit and root. The fruit is prepared in delicious drinks, sweets, desserts, syrup, brewing, among others. It has a high content of Pectin, Vitamin C, which is used as an excellent thickener and when digested helps the digestive system. It detoxifies your body and is an excellent body fat burner. The kind that accumulates and is not easy to remove.