Citron

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Citrus Medica

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Citron was used mainly for medical purposes: to combat seasickness, pulmonary troubles, intestinal ailments, and other disorders.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Citron has an exceptionally high amount of vitamin C.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Citron is used in sweets & pastries. It is candied and used for decoration. It is used in cakes, cookies and puddings. It is sometimes eaten in savory dishes and is used to make jam and marmalade.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Citron
  • Tamil : Elumicha
  • Malayalam : Kalpanarangam / Mathulanga
  • Telugu : Nimma
  • Kannada : Maadavaala
  • Hindi : Bijaura
  • Konkani : Mawling
  • Marathi : Mahalaung
  • Tulu : Mapala

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