A collection of safe and effective home remedies and herbal cures from Ayurveda .

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Carrisa carandas

Carissa carandas-Karonda , Vaakaya

Carissa carandas -Latin name

Vaakkaya,Wakaya,Vagakaya -Telugu

Kalakai in Tamil

Commonly known as Karonda, Karamda, Caranda

This berry is rich in Vitamin C and so including it in the diet prevents scurvy.
It is also rich in Iron and prevents anemia.
The berries are used in making jams,pickles.It is also cooked with dal for a tangy flavour.
Some researchers have found that the root paste is good for warding off house flies.

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