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Buchanania lanzan

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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.

Uses

Diarrhoea, Skin diseases, Coughs, Asthma.

Parts Used

Seed, Fruit.

Chemical Composition

[1]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada ಚಾರೊಳೆ Charole ಚಾರೊಳಿ Charoli
Hindi Char, Chironji
Malayalam Muungaappeezh
Tamil Charoli
Telugu Charumamidi
Marathi Charoli
Gujarathi Charoli
Punjabi NA
Kashmiri NA
Sanskrit Akhatth
English Chironji Tree, Almondette

[2]

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

Evergreen tree

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature

[3]

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

Seed

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.[4]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Open forests, Dry forests, Lowland forests.

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References

  1. [Chemical constituents]
  2. Common names
  3. [Morphology]
  4. Cultivation

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