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Balsam Apple

momordica balsamina


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.


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

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Machi 7 months ago
Balsam Apple
Momordica balsamina Momordica balsamina - Wikipedia

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Machi 7 months ago

Extremely invasive plant to Florida.

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Florida, USA

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

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