Carrot

Carrot (Gajar)

Indian name : gajar
Scientific name :Daucus carota subsp. sativus

Part used :
Root

Systematic position:
Kingdom

:
Plantae
Division

:
Magnoliophyta
Class

:
Magnoliopsida
Order

:
Apiales
Family

:
Apiaceae
Genus

:
Daucus
Species

:
D. carota

Medicinal properties/Food values:
Carrot is rich in beta-carotene, which break to form vitamin A (Retinol). Vitamin is good for eye sights, skin.

Carrot is rich in carbohydrates that is why carrot is not suitable for diabetic patients.

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