Main Health Benefits of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)

Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) health and nutritional benefits

Okra, or lady’s finger (botanical name Abelmoschus esculentus), is a vegetable of the family, Malvaceae. The tropical vegetable crop originates from Ethiopia but is now distributed in most of Africa, Mediterranean region, India. It is grown in large scale in Ethiopia, Turkey, Malaysia, India, Brazil, the US, Thailand, Cyprus, Pakistan and West Africa. Okra can … Read more