Zizyphus / Plum / Jujube

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Zizyphus Jujuba

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Plums are known for their laxative effect. Regulates functioning of digestive system.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Contains valuable minerals and vitamins. Amount of vitamin C which is present in the jujube fruit, is 20 times higher than it is in any other citrus fruits.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 The fresh fruit along with its candied version are eaten as snacks. It is often brewed into a tea. The fruit is also made into a wine and used as an ingredient in Chinese cuisine.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Zizyphus / Plum / Jujube
  • Tamil : Elanthapazham
  • Malayalam : Elanthapazham
  • Telugu : Regu Pandu
  • Hindi : Ber
  • Gujarati : Bor
  • Marathi : Bor
  • Oriya : Barakoli
  • Kashmiri : Bre’Y

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