Winter Cherry

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Withania Somnifera

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Winter cherry comes to use in various chronic disorders, like digestive disorder, exhaustion, rheumatism, tuberculosis, insomnia, gynaecological troubles or cold.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Cherries are high in antioxidants, vitamin C, potassium and beta-carotene.

CULINARY AND OTHER VALUES :

 The berries can be used as a substitute for rennet, to coagulate milk in cheese-making.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Winter Cherry
  • Tamil : Amukkura-Kizhangu / Achuvagandhi
  • Malayalam : Ashwagandhi / Amukkuram
  • Telugu : Pennerugadda / Ashwagandhi
  • Kannada : Ashwagandhi / Penneru / Hiremaddina Gida
  • Hindi : Aswagandh
  • Bengali : Aswagandha
  • Gujarati : Asundha
  • Marathi : Askandh / Asagandha
  • Punjabi : Asgandh

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