Pee Nari

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Sterculia Goetida

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Oil is extracted from its seeds to be used as a medicine. In ghana its seeds are taken as a purgative.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 good source of calcium, proteins, phosphorous, fiber etc.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Seeds are roasted and consumed. The gum karaya extracted from this plant is used as an emulsifier and thickener in foods. Edible oils are extracted from its seeds.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Pee Naari
  • Tamil : Paemaram
  • Malayalam : Ananthondi
  • Telugu : Guttapubadam
  • Kannada : Pee Naari / Bhetala / Pethala Mara
  • Hindi : Jangli Badam
  • Bengali : Jangli Badam
  • Gujarati : Narkaya-Uda
  • Marathi : Jangli Badam
  • Oriya : Jangli Badam
  • Punjabi : Jangli Badam

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