GarchukGarcinia indica

Garcinia cowasci (English) [ IPA: Garcinia cowa ASM: গাৰ্চিনিয়া কোৱা]
Contributed by: Anjal Borah (অঞ্জল বৰা) on 2009-11-12
1. Vegetables(Common Noun-Neuter) a middle sized tree with dark green foliage. It grown wild in Assam and cultivated in the backyards of Assamese household. The fruit is about 5 cm. In diameter, globous but slightly tapering towards apex. The ripe fruit is dull in colour outside and orange inside. The fruits are highly acidic and usually preserved as sun-dried slices and very commonly used in preparation of dishes. It is widely used against dysentery. Its Vitamin C content is 4.05 mg./100 gm. অসমত ঘৰুৱাভাৱে ব্যৱহৃত এবিধ কুঁজ থকাৰ দৰে থেকেৰা ফল৷ ইয়াক শুকুৱাই আঞ্জাত ব্যৱহাৰ কৰা হয়৷