Capsicum

Capsicum


Indian name: Capsicum

Scientific name : Capsicum sp.

Part used:
Fruit

Systematic position:
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Capsicum

Medicinal properties/Food values: Capsicum contains Vitamin C, protein and large
amount of antioxidant and vitamin A. It is rich in beta carotene, vitamin E, B6 and dietary
fibers. It helps to prevent Colon cancer, blood clot formation, stroke, heart attack and obesity.

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