RRIS Trees – Cashew

Ram Ratna International School Trees

Common Name :- Kaju
Botanical Name :- Anacardium occidentale
Hindi Name :-Kaju
Marathi Name :- Kaju
Family :-Anacardiaceae

The cashew tree (Anacardium occidentale) is a tropical evergreen tree native to South America in the genus Anacardium that produces the cashew seed and the cashew apple accessory fruit.¬†Cashews are rich in fiber, protein, and healthy fats. They also contain a variety of vitamins, minerals, and health-protective beneficial plant compounds. Similarly to nuts, cashews may¬†promote weight loss, blood sugar control, and heart health. However, there’s less research on cashews than on other nuts.