Kokum (कोकम)

Kokum Fruit, Leaves & Petals

Kokan | કોકન | kokum | garcinia indica

Kokum (कोकम) – Read all about Kokum (कोकम) in this section. Find and try some popular recipes too. I will be very happy and look forward to receiving your comments on these.

What is Kokum? Kokum (कोकम) is the Hindi name for Kokam (Garcinia indica). Kokum (कोकम) is used as a garnish to give an acid flavour to curries and for preparing attractive, red, pleasant flavoured cooling syrup. It acts as an antioxidant, acidulant and appetite stimulant and helps in fight cancer, paralysis and cholesterol. The kokam fruit is also a good digestive tonic and used to improve skin health. Kokum has a long history in Ayurvedic medicine. It was traditionally used for treatment of different health related problems like sores, dermatitis, diarrhea, dysentery, ear infection and to facilitate digestion.

Must Read: Uses & Health Benefits of Kokum (कोकम)

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