Chironji

Chironji

Chironji, a nutty seed touted for its sweet and salty taste, is one such ingredient that is commonly found stacked in most Indian kitchen cabinets. Clad by the vernacular name “charoli”, the chironji seeds are often considered as a substitute for almonds and are used extensively for making delicious cuisines and mouth-watering sweets during many festivals.
Advantages of Chironji:-The extensive heart-healthy properties of Chironji plays a pivotal role in treating a host of heart anomalies. The juice extracted from the Chironji leaves has a strong expectorant, aphrodisiac, and purgative properties.
The anti-inflammatory and anti-ulcer properties of chironji leaves hold high significance in treating different types of ulcers like ulcerative colitis, peptic ulcer, canker sores or mouth ulcers, etc.  

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  • 1.Chironji is a nutty seed that comes from the plant which goes by the botanical name Buchanania lanzan.
    2.This plant belongs to the Anacardiaceae family and is also known as Almondette tree.
    3.Although the chironji plant is native to India, it is also widely grown throughout Thailand, Vietnam, Burma, Laos, and Yunnan.
    4.The tree is naturally found growing in the tropical deciduous forests of Northern, Western and Central India.
    5.Chironji is an evergreen tree of deciduous origin that grows to a height of 18 meters featuring a straight trunk and tomentose branches.