Giloy is a perennial woody climber with succulent stems belongs to the family Menispermaceae. All plant parts are having some medicinal properties. Its dried stem cuttings are used to cure jaundice, anaemia and skin diseases. Now days it gets popularity to cure dengue disease and improve the immune system.
Tradescantia zebrina commonly known as Wandering Jew, Inch Plant, Cockroach Grass and Purple Wandering Jew. It is a succulent herbaceous perennial plant are valued for their stripes of white, green, silver, and purple colors of their leaves. It is commonly grown as a houseplant, groundcover and bedding plant.
Sponge gourd is a popular vegetable similar to ridge gourd. Sponge gourd is a smooth surface vegetable but ridge gourd having ridges. It is a rich source of Vitamin A & C.
This fruit is excellent for cooling effect in the summer heat. Muskmelon has a high level of nutrition, which contributes to many health benefits. Musk melon is free from cholesterol and is considered to be good for blood cholesterol patients.
Fruits contain 92% water, 0.2% protein, 0.3% minerals and 7.0 % carbohydrates in 100g edible portion. Fruits are rich source of Vitamin A & B-6 which is important for eyes health, boosts immunity and Vitamin B6 helps the immune system create antibodies.
Tinda is useful for patients suffering from stomach ailments. It acts as an anti-inflammatory agents, control heart diseases, blood pressure and cancer. Fruits are rich source of fibre and carotene which helps in digestion and slows down the ageing process.