Dry Plums

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Prunus

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Regulate the functioning of the digestive system and thereby relieve constipation, helps control heart rate and blood pressure, help reduce Alzheimer’s disease in the elderly.

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Dietary fiber, sorbitol, and isatin, good in health promoting flavonoid poly phenolic antioxidants such as lutein, cryptoxanthin and zea-xanthin

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
Added to muffins, cakes, ice-creams, etc., as in other dry fruits like raisins, apricots and figs

GLOSSARY :
English : Dry Plums
Tamil : Aalpacota Ular Pazham
Hindi : Alu Bukara
Bengali : Sookno Kool
Gujarati : Suka Plum
Marathi : Alubhukhar
Oriya : Barakoli Jateeya Phala

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