Dates

Scientific Name :

Phoenix Dactylifera

Medicinal Value :

Dates are easily digestible. They supply instant energy. Excellent cure for intestinal and digestive disorders. Prevent abdominal cancer.

Nutrient Value :

Rich in antioxidants known as tannins, and good soures of Vitamin A, iron, pottasium and calcium and manganese

Culinery and Other Values :

Used across the world as a snack as well as in many recipes. Found to be used in baked items, sweets, candies, cookies etc. dates oil isused as a cosmetic product as well as included in the production of soaps. date syrup extracted from the ripe dates are used to make a coating for leather bags.

Glossary :

  • English : Dates
  • Tamil : Perichampazham
  • Malayalam : Eenthapazham / Eethapazham
  • Telugu : Kharjoora / Kharjoora Pandu
  • Kannada : Kharjoora / Eachalu
  • Hindi : Khajur
  • Bengali : Khejoor
  • Gujarati : Khajur
  • Konkani : Khajjoor / Kaajjuru
  • Marathi : Khajur / Kharik
  • Oriya : Khajura / Khajuri
  • Punjabi : Khajur
  • Tulu : Karjoora