|Literary Meaning||M / W – ‘ Phala’ means fruit ( esp. of trees ), seed of a fruit, ‘ Varga’ means group|
|Implied Meaning||This is a group of fruits.|
|Elaboration||‘ Phala’ means fruit . Various fruits are categorised under Phala Varga. Sus`hruta has advised to consume fruits before meal. Draakshaa ( Grapes / Dried Grapes ) is the best of all the fruits. The least useful fruit is of Lakucha ( Arhocarpus locucha ). It increases all the Dosha .|
All fruits should be consumed after ripening ; except Bilva ( Aegle marmelos ).
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