Are you ready for the jelly? Its lovely red outer shell sports a rough, leathery texture and releases an intense perfume when cracked open and reveals a beautiful white, soft and jelly-like fruit. 'Lychee" literally means “gift for loyal life” and surely lives up to its name. The lytchee benefits have been tried and proven in countries such as China and India and have also been well documented in ancient Chinese books. They contain many nutrients and vitamins that help to fight against various diseases as well as being a treatment for skin care, child growth and strengthening the body.