Latin name: Solanum lycopersicum, Lycopersicon esculentum
Sanskrit/Indian name: Raktamaci, Tamatar
Tomato is used for preventing cancer of the breast, bladder, cervix, colon and rectum, stomach, lung, ovaries, pancreas, and prostate. It is also used to prevent diabetes, diseases of the heart and blood vessels (cardiovascular disease), cataracts, and asthma.
Tomato is a key ingredient in anti-aging products. Lycopene, a highly effective antioxidant found in Tomato, is responsible for scavenging cancer-causing free radicals.
Rich in vitamins and minerals, Tomato is a rejuvenative that maintains overall health.