An aquatic lily, the seeds and fruit of which are analgesic, astringent, nutrient, and tonic; it is used for premature ageing, arthritis, impotence, leukorrhoea, neuralgia, nocturnal emissions
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Thrilled to not be in a gleaming mall, I was gadding about; paying my outstanding India phone bill (yes, I know you can do it online but if a market is nearby, I prefer the human interaction even if the guy charges Rs10), checking out the wares at kirana stores, comparing prices, amusing myself reading names of new flavours of foxnut, new fragrances of organic soaps, the packaging familiar and laden with typos.
Having them roasted gives you a delightful sense of warmth and fullness * Nibble on foxnuts (makhanas).