Bamboo Shoot

Scientific Name :


Medicinal Value :

Heals wounds, ulcers, enhances diigestive system, stimulates menstruation, kills intestinal worms, boosts health of heart etc.

Nutrient Value :

Good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Riboflavin and Zinc, and a very good source of Vitamin B6, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.

Culinery and Other Values :

They are used as a vegetable. You only eat the peeled centre part of the shoot, which is white and hairless.

Glossary :

  • English : Bamboo Shoot
  • Tamil : Moongil Kuruthu
  • Malayalam : Mulankoombu
  • Telugu : Veduru chiguru
  • Kannada : Baimbale, Kanile
  • Hindi : Bauns
  • Bengali : Bansber ankur
  • Gujarati : Vasani kupal
  • Marathi : Kalkipan