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Chloroxylon swietenia

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Chloroxylon swietenia is a deciduous small to medium-sized tree growing up to 18 metres tall. It produces a decorative wood of excellent quality that fetches high prices on the international market. Because of its high quality timber, the tree has been greatly overexploited in the wild.

Uses

Snakebites, Wounds, Rheumatism, Headache, Impotence, Fever, Chest pain, Asthma, Painful joints, Bruises.

Parts Used

Leaves.

Chemical Composition

[1]

Common names

Language Common name
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Properties

Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.

Dravya

Rasa

Guna

Veerya

Vipaka

Karma

Prabhava

Habit

Deciduous tree

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature

[2]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
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Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds

How to plant/cultivate

A plant of the lowland moist tropics, where it is found at elevations up to 450 metres.[3]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Dry deciduous forest on poor, Well drained sandy soils, Rocky soils.

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References

  1. [Chemistry]
  2. [Morphology]
  3. Cultivation

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