English: Date palm
Hindi: Kajoor- खजूर
Malayalam: Enthappana- ഈന്തപ്പഴം
Date palm grows up to 75 feet in height, growing singly, forming a clump with several stems from a single root. The leaves grow up to 6 meters long, with spines on the petiole, pinnate with 150 leaflets, the leaflets are 30 cm long and 2 cm broad, forming a crown, fruits are berries, globose, in clusters of orange or red. While ripen it becomes soft and fleshy, every fruit contain a single seed which is hard and tapered at both end.
Useful plant parts: Fruits
Purging and cleaning out unwanted body substances, regulate the urination, enhance fertility, Relieve cough, enhance strength and vigor, used as aphrodisiac and tonic, ulcers of the genitals.
Chemical contents: iron, proteins, Calcium, organic acids, antibiotics and exopolysaccharides
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