Pendanus plant
06 Feb 2023. Mapro Foods
Pendanus plant

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It is commonly found in tropical areas of the Pacific, Asia, and Africa. The plants have large, spiky leaves and produce fragrant flowers. . Screwpines are also commonly grown as ornamental plants in gardens and as houseplants due to their attractive foliage.


Culinary uses: Screwpine leaves and fruits are commonly used in various cuisines, particularly in Southeast Asia and the Pacific, for adding flavor and fragrance to dishes.

Ornamental purposes: Screwpine is a popular ornamental plant due to its attractive foliage and fragrant flowers. It is often used for landscaping and as a houseplant.

Medicinal uses: In traditional medicine, various parts of the screwpine plant have been used to treat various ailments, including stomach problems, skin infections, and fever.

Fiber production: The leaves of the screwpine plant are rich in fiber and are used for making baskets, mats, and other woven items in some parts of the world.

Essential oil production: The leaves of the screwpine plant contain essential oils that are used in perfumes, soaps, and other personal care products. 

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