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Hoom / हुंब / Hoom / Miliusa tomentosa

Other Names

  • Local Name: Hoom / हुंब
  • Common Name: Hoom
  • Botanical Name: Miliusa tomentosa

Status & Habitat

  • Habitat: Tree
  • Occurrence: Moist and dry deciduous forests
  • Season of Availability: October-May
  • Geography: India, Nepal and Sri Lanka
  • Method of Propagation: Seed propagation
  • Part used for Propagation: Seeds

Edible Parts

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

Method of Consumption

  • Raw: Yes
  • Ripe: Yes
  • Both Raw & Ripe: Yes
  • Dangerous Form to Consume: N/A
  • As Food: Berries can be eaten raw and ripe.
  • As Medicine: Fruits are eaten to build up stamina and cure respiratory disorders.
  • Cooking Method: Fruits are eaten raw and ripe.
  • Preservation / Curing Technique: N/A
  • Does Require Another Plants to be cooked together: No
  • Souring Agents Required: N/A

Nutritional & Medicinal Benefits

  • Nutritional Benefit: Antibacterial and analgesic properties.
  • Medicinal Benefit: Helps with stamina and curing respiratory disorders.

Tribal Wisdom

  • Tribal Wisdom: Fruits are eaten to build up stamina and cure respiratory disorders.

Recipes / Usage

  • Tribal Recipe / Usage: Fruits eaten raw.

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Hoom / हुंब / Hoom / Miliusa tomentosa

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