Botanical Name : TRICHOSANTHES DIOICA
Family Name : CUCURBITACEAE
Common Name : POINTED GOURD
Part Used : Fruits and roots
Habitat : Cultivated throughout India.
Uses : It has been used for overcoming problems like constipation, fever, skin infection, wounds. The vegetable is provided with an intention to improve apetite and digestion. The unripe fruit and the tender shoots and capsules are laxative.
Parts Offered : Leaves, fruit