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Scientific name of Sweet Gourd: Momordica cochinchinensis
Names in different languages:-
Sanskrit: Karkkataka, Karavella, Jalaja
Malayalam: മുള്ളൻ പാവൽ, മധുരപ്പാവൽ, വെൺപാവൽ
Tamil: Tholu pavai
It is an annual climber vine, woody, thick stems, length up to 20 meters, the leaves are large, heart-shaped, the flowers are large, creamy to pale yellow and single, the fruits are ovoid, large and dark green, up to 20 cm long, and weigh up to 1.5 kilograms, peripheral with smooth thorns, yellow turned orange when it ripe, the seeds are black in color and flat. The leaves, flowers, and seeds are edible can consume as a vegetable.
Useful plant parts:
Fruits, leaves, flowers, tuberous root and seeds
To treat Ulcers, lumbago, fractures, bronchial asthma and bleeding piles
Carotenoids, lycopene, Alpha-tocopherol, Saponins, mormodica and oleanolic acid
Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, antiseptic, and astringent.