Snake Gourd seed Trichosanthes anguina

Common name:Trichosanthes cucumerina seeds

Uses: Culinary/Medicinal
(Serpent gourd) An unusual cucumber with long, white speckled fruits that actually resemble snakes. Widely grown as a Vegetable in India and the Orient. Roots and seeds are used to expel worms and to treat diarrhea and syphilis. Start in pots indoors for outdoor planting, in a warm sheltered place.