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Chong (Carallumafimbriata)-a neglected vegetable for weight loss

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article image Chong or chonga has botanical name Caralluma fimbriata and belongs to family Asclepiadaceaeor Apocynaceae (cactus family). This family and particularly the genus Caralluma has species that are well known for medicinal values. This plant primarily belongs to Indian Center; which is the basic source of its diversity, also found in China Center and Abyssinian Center. In India it is a local vegetable of tribal areas, Kerala and Kolli hills of South India, arid regions of Andhra Pradesh,…Read More