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Garcinia xanthochymus

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Garcinia xanthochymus is an evergreen tree with more or less horizontal branches and a dense pyramidal crown. It can grow 8 - 15 metres tall. It has a short, straight bole. The tree is harvested from the wild, and is also cultivated and semi-cultivated, for its edible fruit and dyestuff.

Uses

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Parts Used

stem, leaves, Root.

Chemical Composition

[2]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada Devajarige
Hindi Jharambi
Malayalam Anavaya
Tamil Paccilai
Telugu Cikatimranu
Marathi
Gujarathi
Punjabi
Kashmiri
Sanskrit Bhavishya
English Mysore Gamboge, Sour mangosteen


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

Seeds

How to plant/cultivate

A plant of the hot, humid tropics, where it is found at elevations up to 1,000 metres.[4]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Dense humid forests, On hills.

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References

  1. Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
  2. [Chemistry]
  3. [Morphology]
  4. Cultivation

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