Custard Apple

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Anona Squamosa

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Used for treating diarrhea and dysentery, good for hair, eyes and healthy skin, helps in digestion

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Vitamin C, carbohydrate, pottassium, vitamin B6, dietery fiber

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 It is widely eaten, though it is considered a lower-class food in India. This fruit can be eaten plain or dried. It is strained and used in ice creams and other sweet treats. the bark and seeds of the tree are considered insecticidal.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Custard Apple
  • Tamil : Seema Atha / Seetha-Phalam
  • Malayalam : Seema Atha / Seetha Pazham
  • Telugu : Seetha Pandu
  • Kannada : Seetha Phala
  • Hindi : Sharifa / Sitaphal
  • Bengali : Ata
  • Gujarati : Sithaphal
  • Konkani : Aath
  • Marathi : Sithaphal
  • Punjabi : Sharifa / Sitaphal
  • Tulu : Seetha Phala

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