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Scientific Name: Sorghum bicolor

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  • Annual
  • A robust grass of up to 3m.
  • Needs well-drained soil with a pH5.5 to 6.5.
  • Full sun.

Culinary Uses

  • Chew green canes like sugar cane.

Parts Used

  • The canes.

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • Functional food for management of diabetic mellitus.
  • Great source of protein … 3/4 of a cup of sorghum provides 8 grams of protein.
  • Helps in weight loss - high in fibre content, which helps in regular bowel movement by flushing toxins out of the body.
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