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Vegetables

Brinjal

Brinjal (Begoon)

Indian name : Baingan/ Begoon
Scientific name : Solanum melongena
Part used
:
Fruit

Systematic position:
Kingdom
: Plantae
Class

:
Magnoliopsida
Subclass
: Asteridae
Order

:
Solanales
Family
: Solanaceae
Genus

:
Solanum
Species
: S. melongena

Medicinal properties/Food values:
Brinjal is rich in potassium, calcium, vitamin C, minerals & phosphorous. It yields low calories. Due to this reason it is good for diabetic, hypertentive patients.

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