Allspice

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Pimenta Dioica

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Has anti-microbial, medicinal, insecticidal, anti-oxidant and deodorant properties.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Rich in potassium, manganese, iron, copper, selenium and magnesium

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 All spice used commonly in Western cooking. Major use is in food industry, domestic use, production of berry oil, extraction of oleoresin , pharmaceutical and perfume industry.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Allspice
  • Tamil : Sarvasukanthi
  • Malayalam : Sarvasugandhi
  • Telugu : sarva
  • Kannada : Gandamenasu
  • Hindi : Shimla Mirchi
  • Bengali : Kebab Chini
  • Marathi : Gol Mirchi

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