Origin , Importance and uses

Origin , Importance and Uses

    • Malaysia, Popular in China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Pakistan, Indonesia and India. Distributed within 30 0 N and south of equator..
    Importance and uses:
    • Carambola is good source of vitamin A.B & C, minerals specially Fe, K, Mg and P.
    • It is used as a dessert fruit or for preparing juice, jam, jelly and pickles.
    • It has medicinal value also.
    • Ground leaves and shoots for chicken pox, root extract as antidote for poisoning and pulp of immature fruits for cleaning brassware.
    • It is used as an alternative to tamarind in cooking.

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