Brinjal is a rather small plant that grows up to 1.5 m. Brinjal is classified as a herb because of its non-woody stem. Its simple leaves are oblong to oval, slightly lobed, with its underside a paler green than the upper surface. Both leaves and stem are covered with fine hairs.
Brinjal contains moisture, energy, protein, fat, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, and sugars.Some of the health benefits of Brinjal include antioxidants have potential health effects against cancer, aging, inflammation, and neurological diseases.
The minerals and vitamins found in Brinjal include calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, sodium, zinc along with vitamins like Vitamin A 27 IU,Vitamin C 2.2 mg,Vitamin E 0.30 mg,Vitamin K 3.5 µg.