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Betula alnoides is a deciduous tree with a rather open crown. It grows uptoto 30 metres tall. The straight, cylindrical bole is up to 60cm in diameter. The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine, source of timber etc.
- 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
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Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
A tree mainly of the warm temperate to subtropical zones, it is also found in the tropics at moderate elevations in areas such as northern Vietnam.