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Balsam Apple

momordica balsamina

Description:

M. Balsamina has been used as a traditional folk medicine in many countries. Used as anti-plasmodial, shigellocidal, anti-diarrheal , antiseptic,anti-bacterial,anti-viral,antinflamatory,hypogycemic,antioxidant,analgesic and hepatoprotective agent.

Habitat:

Found cultivated throughout the drier part of tropical and sub tropical Africa, Asia and Australia


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Machi
Machi 2 days ago
Balsam Apple
Momordica balsamina Momordica balsamina - Wikipedia


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1 Comment

Machi
Machi 2 days ago

Extremely invasive plant to Florida.

LilianaCampozano
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LilianaCampozano

Florida, USA

Lat: 26.24, Long: -80.21

Spotted on Nov 8, 2019
Submitted on Nov 8, 2019

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