Cape Gooseberry


CAPE GOOSEBERRY (TANKARI*) 

(PHYSALIS PERUVIANA)


Name in different languages:

English       :        Cape gooseberry

Hindi           :        Tankari, Tipari, Yulatipati, Deshikaknaj

Sanskrit      :        Tankari, Laxmipriya

Marathi       :        Chirbot, Fofpati, Taanyori

Gujarati      :        Peparti, Paporti

Bengali       :        Tepati, Vantepati

Latin           :        Physalis peruviana

Quality :

         Cape gooseberry fruit is small, pungent, stimulating and nutritive. It is useful for the treatment of bile disorders, swelling and stomach diseases, and brings phlegm out.

Cape gooseberry fruit increases urine quantity and body strength. It causes loose motions. By giving fruit of it to the patient gets relief in gonorrhoea. Taking cooked fruit of it eliminates constipation.