Butterfly Pea

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Clitoria Ternatea

MEDICINAL VALUE :
In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, has been used as a memory enhancer, antistress, antidepressant, anticonvulsant, tranquilizing and sedative agent.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
The flowers are often used as a food dye or dipped in batter and deep-fried.

GLOSSARY :
English : Butterfly Pea
Tamil : Kakkatan
Malayalam : Aral / Shanku Pushpam / Aparajitha Gokarni
Telugu : Shanka Pushpamu
Kannada : Girikarnike / Satugara Gida / Shanka Pushpa
Hindi : Aparajit / Gokarna
Bengali : Aparijita
Gujarati : Garani
Konkani : Shanka Pushpi
Marathi : Gokarna Moola
Oriya : Aparijita
Punjabi : Aparajith / Nililoel

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