Fig

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Ficus Carica

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Very beneficial to health as they are lower in cholesterol, controls blood pressure, helps in weight loss, prevents constipation, increases bone density and are good for people suffering from Anemia.

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Carbohydrates, protein, thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin C, B6, calicum, dietary fiber, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
Fruit is had in their fresh as well as dried form. Dried figs used in cereals, yogurt and even in cakes and various desserts.

GLOSSARY :
English : Fig
Tamil : Atti Pazham
Malayalam : Atti Pazham
Telugu : Athi Pallu / Bodda
Kannada : Anjura / Athi
Hindi : Anjeer / Gular
Bengali : Dumoor / Jajnadumar
Gujarati : Anjeer / Umbaro
Konkani : Anjiira / Rumbad
Marathi : Anjeer / Umbar / Rumbadi
Oriya : Dimiri
Punjabi : Anjeer
Tulu : Athi
Kashmiri : Anjeer

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