Periwinkle

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Vinca Rosea

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Poultice of periwinkle is used as a bandage to stop bleeding from wounds. Lowers blood sugar level. Have anti-cancer properties.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 rich in good quality proteins, essential amino acids

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Not commonly used in foods

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Periwinkle
  • Malayalam : Kasitumpa
  • Kannada : Kanigalu / Turuku Mallige
  • Hindi : Sadabahar
  • Bengali : Nayantara
  • Marathi : Sada Phuli
  • Oriya : Sadabihari
  • Punjabi : Rattan Jot

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