Botanical Name - Green: Basella alba
Pink: Basella rubra
Family -Basellaceae

Poultice of leaves used to reduce local swelling. The colouring matter present in the red cultivar is reported to have been used as a dye. The juice of leaves is prescribed in cases of constipation, particularly for children and pregnant women. It contain saponin that act as phytochemicals

Stem cuttings and seeds

2 x 2 m in pits
10 kg FYM per pit
Train the vines on trellis or pandals
Harvest 2 months after planting
4000 – 6000 kg/ha