Friday, June 27, 2008

Ambazham

Ambazham fruit


An old ambazham tree from Paravur





Ambazham tree images from my home







Ambazhanga is the fruit of this tree. It is sweet and sour. We used to make this for making pickles. A popular pazhanjollu in malayalam is 'Aanavayil ambazhanga'. Its Bark, leaves and roots are used in Ayurvedic medicines.




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1 comment:

Renjith said...

Hello sir/madam,

Myself Renjith a native of Trivendrum, Kerala. Im settled with my family in Bangalore. I read your writings on the the website regarding the kerala fruit - ambazhanga.
http://aswathikasimadom.blogspot.com/2008/06/ambazham.html
Thank you. I have had this tree very long ago in my family house in 1980's. But, now it is no more. Im looking forward to get one plant or seed of the same and plant it so that my kids will atleast see it and dont forget this one. I will be very thankful if you can provide me some seeds or a plant of this fruit, for me to grow it. I can arrange it to be collected or can come over. I will try to preserve it for the next generation atleast.


Thank you
Renjith
09980504929
renjithr_2000 @ yahoo.com

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