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  1. #1 Makhana 

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    We are the farmer and trader of Makhana (Fox Nut) or (Gorgon Nut). We are operating from Madhubani(Bihar),Darbhanga(Bihar) and vadodara(Gujarat).

    Gorgon nut or Fox nut, an aquatic crop, commonly known as Makhana (Euryale ferox Salibs) of the Family Nymphaeaceae is an highly nutritious, fully organic non-cereal food, which is extensively grown in the stagnant water of wetlands, tanks, ponds lakes and ditches.
    Bihar state accounts for over 80% of the Makhana production of the country. Madhubani, Darbhanga, Sitamarhi, Saharsha,Katihar,Purnia, Samastipur,Supaul, Kishanganj and Araria Districts are major producer of Makhana.
    The popped seeds of Makhana, roasted and eaten as well as used in preparation of various kind of delicious sweets and recipes. It contains 9.7% easily digestible protein, 76% carbohydrate, 12.8% moisture, 0.1% fat, 0.5% total minerals,0.9% phosphorus & 1.4%mg fe/100gm. It also contains useful medicinal properties.
    Medicinal uses:
    Abstract Fox nut or gorgon nut (Euryale ferox – Family Nymphaeaceae), popularly known as Makhana, has been widely used in traditional oriental medicine to cure a variety of diseases including kidney problems, chronic diarrhea, excessive leucorrhea and hypofunction of the spleen. Based on the recent studies revealing antioxidant activities of Euryale ferox and its glucosides composition, Euryale ferox seeds (Makhana) could reduce myocardial ischemic reperfusion injury.

    I can send photographs and other details whenever needed.

    We accept order for minimum 100 Kg.

    You can contact me
    Last edited by girishkumarbrd; March 14th, 2011 at 05:28 PM. Reason: Only Business Members are allowed to post contact info. Please click "My Account" to upgrade your account to a Business Member account.
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