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Acacia ferruginea - Arimedah
Acacia ferruginea is the botanical name of Arimedah. This tree played an important role in the time of Mahabharata. Pandavas hid their weapons on this tree while they left for Agnathavasa. Arimedah belongs to Khadira family.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Habit
- 6 Identification
- 7 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 8 Where to get the saplings
- 9 Mode of Propagation
- 10 How to plant/cultivate
- 11 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 12 Photo Gallery
- 13 References
- 14 External Links
The major objective of the present study was to determine the gene expression of enzymatic antioxidants by acetone extract from the stem bark of three Acacia species in hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)-induced human hepatoma (HepG2) cells.
|Kannada||Banni, Banni mara|
|Hindi||Kaigar, Kalgar, Kingore|
|Tamil||Cimai-velvel, Chimaivelvel, Karambai|
|Telugu||Anachandra, Anasandra, Inupa tumma|
|Sanskrit||Arimedah, Brahmashalya, Dvijapriya|
|English||White Bark Acacia|
|Bipinnate||Elliptic||Leaf Apex is subacute, Leaf Base is Oblique and Leaf Margin is Ciliate|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Unisexual||2-4cm long||Cream to yellow||10||Flowering from August-February, Two to three in clusters of terminal panicles|
|A sessile||Ovoid||A sessile, flat, elongate pod, rusty tomentose, Fruiting from October-February||Seeds 10||Fruiting from August-February|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Seeds germinate freely without any pretreatment. A plant of drier areas in the tropics where it can be found at elevations from 150 - 1,500 metres.