Shrimp is one of the most nutritious vegetables of summer or monsoon in Bangladesh. The Sanskrit name of the place is Dhara Keshataki, Bangla name is Jhinga or Jhinge, Jhmani in Hindi and Varebira in Tamil. In the eighteenth century, the European botanist named the English loofah from the Egyptian Arabic name loof. It is also called Vietnamese Lau or Vietnamese Dhundal or Chinese Accra. In Bangladesh, it is called as soon or ramtere by region. That is, it refers to the species of small shrimp. Its botanical name is Luffa, acutangula Roxb, x . And it is Cucurbitaceae Belong to the class. Shrimp are the annual shrubs, new shoots emerge from the smooth bark of the tree and eventually flower and fruit. Generally, the climber extends by sheltering cows, nests and other plants. Shrimp are also two types of flowers, like Lou pumpkin. Its flowers are yellow in color. Flowers blossom before dusk. The green color of the vegetable tends to become thicker and thicker in the direction of the scalp, and the vegetable is heady in appearance, hence the name of the genus Sezhataki. Inside the vegetables, the cells are made of nets to see if the fruit is ripe. There are many seeds in the cell. They look a lot oval and flat.
Shrimps are mainly cooked with vegetables or cooked with fish. Also its flowers, leaves are used for various medicinal purposes.
- The shrimp contains about 5 grams per piece –
- Protein = 1.5 grams
- Vitamin C = 5mg
- Beta-carotene = 1.5 micro grams
- Phosphorus = 20mg
- Calcium = 1 g
Quality of nutrition
- Having sufficient food intake helps ease digestion.
- Its aqueous component helps to eliminate anesthesia.
- Helps to eliminate cholesterol in the blood.
- The shrimp’s dietary strength helps to overcome the physical weakness and add strength.
- Contains vitamin C which helps to prevent disease. It also helps to prevent cancer.
- The liver is protected by regular shrimp.
- Shrimp helps to release toxins from the body.
- Helps prevent heart attack.
- According to Ayurveda, shrimp juice acts as an antidepressant, anorexia and painkiller, with 1/2 teaspoon of raw shrimp juice thrown at the head, as well as 1/2 teaspoon. In addition, shrimp juice is used in gall bladder, urinary bladder, spleen, bleeding and leprosy. The juice of the leaves leaves the eyes of the children relieves eye pain.
- Used for respiratory diseases such as asthma and cough.
- The bark of its root is considered by some to be an abortionist, anesthetist, diuretic and a destructive narcissist.
- If the mucus plays out, the pain will subside.
- Often, when vomiting is taken, the ripe seeds of shrimp are consumed by taking 1/4 cup of the batter and swallowing it in 5 cups of water.
- In herbal medicine, one and a half teaspoon of shrimp leaves should be mixed with water in the morning and in the afternoon. Eating this way for at least 2 months will help to get rid of it.
- The blood of the fetus reads, it is called bleeding. Blood falls, troubles with him. In this case, the shrimp will be crushed and dried in the sun, and the boy should be mixed with that gram flour and half a cup in hot water and eat twice in the morning and afternoon. It is called Divine medicine.
At the time of sowing
Seasonal sowing period is February to March.
Shrimp farming method
- Atelier loam soil suitable for shrimp.
- The shrimp seeds should first be dispersed in a wet tissue paper in an air tight container. Then another tissue should be spread over the paper and sprayed with light water and covered with a lid.
- After these days these seeds will begin to germinate.
- Then the sprouting seeds from the tissues should be burned to the ground in the tub.
- After a few days it will be seen that the shrimp seedlings have been lifted.
- Water should be provided on time.
- Munch should be made so that the right saplings can grow.
- Occasionally, it will be difficult to mulch the soil with a sieve.
- If the seedlings are 3-5 cm tall then urea, TSP, mop should be given in 2 / 3rd installments.