Pomegranate

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Punica Granatum

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Pomegranate fruit rind finds application medically in chronic dysentry and diarrhoea. The pulp and seeds are stomachic and used as laxarive. The flower buds are used in bronchitis.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 good source of vitamin C, potassium, fiber. Low in calories.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Pomegranate seed dried with pulp is used as spice in dishes. The fruit juice is cooling and refrigerant.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Pomegranate
  • Tamil : Maadhulai / Madhala Naranga / Mathalam Pazham
  • Malayalam : Madhalanaranga / Maathalanarakam / Uriyan Pazham
  • Telugu : Danimma Pandu / Dalimba
  • Kannada : Dalimbo / Dalimbari / Daalimbae Hannu
  • Hindi : Anar / Anardana
  • Bengali : Dareem / Dalim-Gash / Dalim
  • Gujarati : Dadamna / Dalamb
  • Konkani : Daalimb
  • Marathi : Dalimbache / Dalimb
  • Oriya : Dalimb / Dalima
  • Punjabi : Anar / Anardana
  • Tulu : Dalimbe
  • Kashmiri : Daan
  • Urudu : Anardana

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