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Goose foot

Scientific name of Goose foot: Chenopodium album L.

Name of in Goose foot different languages:-

English: Goose foot, Fat hen, lamb's quarters, white goose foot

Sanskrit: vastuka-वास्तुक

Hindi: Bathuwa-बथुवा

Malayalam: Parippuchira-പരിപ്പുചീര, Vastuchira-വാസ്തുചീര

Tamil: Chakravarthi keerai-சக்கரவர்த்தி கீரை, Paruppu-k-kirai-பருப்புக்கீரை

Useful plant parts:

Whole plant

Plant description:

It perennial/annual flowering  herb, erect, ascending and  prostrate,  grow to the height of 1 meter, stems and leaves are  covered with a  vesicular  hairs.

Medicinal uses:

To treat kidney stone, piles, swelling(Internal), jaundice, Anemia, irregular mensuration and blood purifier.

Medicinal properties:

Anti oxidants, laxative, Amino acids, many of vitamins, Proteins and nutrients.

How to prepare medicines:

It can consume as a curry, it is the rich source of vitamins, 

It is one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-

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