Bael

Scientific Name :

Aegle Marmelos

Medicinal Value :

Heals chronic stages of dysentery and cholera. Also effective in curing peptic ulcer, treating snake bites, treatment of respiratory ailments etc.

Nutrient Value :

Rich in energy, moisture, protein, fat, carbohydrates, fibre, calcium, Iron and Phosphorus.

Culinery and Other Values :

Bael fruit is eaten fresh. Also Bael fruit is sun dried , pickled, used in marmalade, sherbet etc. Also used as seasoning in Indonesia.

Glossary :

  • English : Bael
  • Tamil : Vilvam / Bilva Pazham
  • Malayalam : Kuvalam / Mahakapitha / Sriphal
  • Telugu : Bilambu / Bilvamu / Maredu
  • Kannada : Bilwapatre / Patre
  • Hindi : Bel
  • Bengali : Bel
  • Gujarati : Bilwa Phal / Bela-Phal / Bilmi-Phal
  • Marathi : Bel
  • Oriya : Bela
  • Punjabi : Bil
  • Tulu : Bellapatre