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Buchanania lanzan is an evergreen tree. It grows up to 18 metres tall. The tree is extensively harvested from the wild, and also cultivated for its edible seed, especially in India. It is commonly sold in local markets and has occasionally been exported.
- 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
Buchanania lanzan was tested for the presence of Alkaloids, Carbohydrates, Flavonoids, Steroids using different qualitative chemical methods.
|Kannada||ಚಾರೊಳೆ Charole ಚಾರೊಳಿ Charoli|
|English||Chironji Tree, Almondette|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Flowering from February to April|
|Fruiting from February to April|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
A plant of mainly drier areas in the tropics and subtropics, where it is found at elevations up to 1,200 metres. It grows best in areas where annual daytime temperatures are within the range 32 - 42°c, but can tolerate 5 - 48°c.