Bor / बोर / Jujube / Ziziphus jujuba

Other Names

  • Local Name: Bor / बोर
  • Common Name: Jujube
  • Botanical Name: Ziziphus jujuba

Status & Habitat

  • Habitat: Tree
  • Occurrence: Barren land, Farm bunds
  • Season of Availability: March-April
  • Geography: Asia
  • Method of Propagation: Seeds and cuttings
  • Part used for Propagation: Seeds and cuttings

Edible Parts

  • Edible Parts: Fruits
  • Can be Eaten Raw: Yes

Method of Consumption

  • Raw: No
  • Ripe: No
  • Both Raw & Ripe: No
  • Dangerous Form to Consume: N/A
  • As Food: Fruits are dried, pickled, or crushed with spices and jaggery.
  • As Medicine: Leaf paste applied to body to reduce fever.
  • Cooking Method: Fruits are dried, pickled, or crushed with spices and jaggery.
  • Preservation / Curing Technique: Fruit can be pickled & Pulp is dried
  • Does Require Another Plants to be cooked together: N/A
  • Souring Agents Required: N/A

Nutritional & Medicinal Benefits

  • Nutritional Benefit: High fiber and vitamin C content.
  • Medicinal Benefit: Helps reduce fever.

Tribal Wisdom

  • Tribal Wisdom: Leaf paste applied to body to reduce fever.

Recipes / Usage

  • Tribal Recipe / Usage: Fruits crushed with red chili, jaggery, tamarind, and salt then made into cakes.

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Bor / बोर / Jujube / Ziziphus jujuba

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