Kokum(コクム) is also known as bhirand/bhirind in Konkani(コンカニ語).
It has sweet/sour taste and smell.
kokum juice helps to relieve gastric problems like indigestion and flatulence due to its anti-bacterial properties and has other medicinal uses.
The trees flower from November to February, and the fruit season lasts through March, April and May.
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