Caper

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Capparis Spinosa

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Caper reduces flatulence and is anti-rheumatic. Helps in improving liver function and used for treatment of arteriosclerosis. Has anti-oxidant property.

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Rich in phytonutrients, anti-oxidants and vitamins essential for optimum health.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
Caper flower buds, semi mature fruits and young shoots are pickled to be used as spice. Gives flavor, aroma and saltiness to Pasta sauces, pizza, fish & meats. Caper extracts used in cosmetics.

GLOSSARY :
English : Caper
Telugu : Kokilakshamu
Kannada : Mullukattari
Hindi : Kabra
Marathi : Kabur
Punjabi : Kaur / Barar

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