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Myristica malabarica is a species of plant in the family Myristicaceae. It is endemic to the Western Ghats in southwest India. It is threatened by habitat loss according to the IUCN Red List. It can reach up to 25 m long and its bark is greenish black, smooth and sometimes reddish.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
The chemical constituents such as Malabaricones, Malabaricanol, Isoflavones are isolated. 
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Alternately arranged leaves||Elliptic or elliptic-oblong||9.5-22 x 3.7-10 cm, tip pointed, base narrow or flat, margin entire, glossy above, hairless and glaucous beneath, leathery.|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Unisexual||Urn-shaped||White||Male flowers are numerous, smaller than female flowers, borne in cymes in leaf axils. Female flowers are borne in 5-6 flowered umbels. Capsule is 5-7.5 x 1.8-3.5, oblong|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
They need the shade of woodland, especially when young, though can often tolerate more open positions as they grow larger.