Indian Plum

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Spondias Mangifera

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Good blood circulation, prevents macular degeneration, retains eyesight, prevents the growth of cancer cells in body, keeps the blood pure

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Low in saturated fat, sodium and cholestrol. Very good source of vitamin C, A and K, dietary fibre

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
Can be eaten raw. Used in salads, desserts, beverages etc. plum extracts are used in flavoured beverages.

GLOSSARY :
English : Indian Plum
Tamil : Kaatambalam
Malayalam : Ambazhanga
Telugu : Konda-Maamidi
Kannada : Amatae
Konkani : Ambado
Tulu : Ambadae

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