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Carrot (Gajar)


Indian name : gajar
Scientific name :Daucus carota subsp. sativus
Part used : Root

Systematic position:
Kingdom : Plantae
Division : Magnoliophyta
Class : Magnoliopsida
Order : Apiales
Family : Apiaceae
Genus : Daucus
Species : D. carota

Medicinal properties/Food values: Carrot is rich in beta-carotene, which break to form vitamin A (Retinol). Vitamin is good for eye sights, skin.

Carrot is rich in carbohydrates that is why carrot is not suitable for diabetic patients.



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