Elantha Vadai the Indian jujube is called as Indian Plum or Indian cherry in English, “Ber” in Hindi, “Badri” in Sanskrit. The Tamil name is “Elanthai Pazham”. Elantha Vadai - The fruits are dried in the sun and the hard nuts are removed. Then it is pound with tamarind, red chillies, and jaggery. Small vadas made from this dough and again dried in the Sun) is one of the famous candies which we get in Southern Tamilnadu. Medicinally, jujubes have been used to treat nerves and as a cure for insomnia.It cures stomach-aches, respiratory problem, throat infection, urinary inflammation and constipation. It is helpful in liver troubles, asthma and fever. They are equally effective in the treatment of diarrhea, dysentery, gout, ulcer and rheumatism. A teaspoonful of powder of dry fruit stops excessive menstruation.