Spinach/Agathi

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Sesbania Grandiflora

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Resolves female related issues. A tea made from leaves is believed to have antihelminitic, antibiotic, antitumour and contraceptive properties.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Rich in calcium, iron, phosphorus, energy, carbohydrates, moisture etc.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Agathi used for cooking in India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia , Vietnam and mainly in South east Asia pacific regions.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Spinach/Agathi
  • Tamil : Agathi Keerai
  • Malayalam : Agathi Cheera / Pacha Cheera / Bombay Cheera
  • Telugu : Avisi
  • Kannada : Agase / Agasthi / Chogachae / Agashi
  • Hindi : Agasti
  • Assamese : Bakphool
  • Bengali : Bakful / Buko
  • Gujarati : Agathio
  • Marathi : Agasti / Agasta
  • Oriya : Agasti
  • Punjabi : Agast

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