Grewia asiatica


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Synonyms for Grewia asiatica

drought-resistant Asiatic treelike shrub bearing pleasantly acid small red edible fruits commonly used in sherbets

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For example the natives of the region are using a large of number of plants like Solanum nigrum, Calotropis procera, Grewia asiatica, Punica granatum, and so forth for the treatment of diarrhoea, dysentery, and other gastrointestinal disorders, while many plants like Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Coriandrum sativum, Datura metel, and so forth are being used for respiratory diseases.
KUH-345 Botanical Local name Family name/voucher specimen number Grewia asiatica L.
Summary: Grewia asiatica (Phalsa) is indigenous to Pakistan and is most commonly used in summer season, but it could not be kept for long.
Falsa, is a fruit of the tree Grewia asiatica, The fruit is consumed for its cooling effect in summer as well as for its other health benefits.
With a botanical name, Grewia asiatica, this small tangy and sweet flavored dark purple fruit surrounding one or two small hard seeds grows in Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam while it was also being cultivated in other tropical countries.
MULTAN -- Agriculture experts have advised farmers to complete annual mandatory trimming of Falsa or Grewia Asiatica in February to support plant growth and get enhanced production.
Answering another question, he said that South Punjab was the hub of agri crops including mangoes, cotton, date palm, sun flower and Grewia Asiatica (falsa) and MNSUA had to play a major role for agriculturally rich and fertilile land.