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Eriobotrya japonica is an evergreen shrub or small tree with a dense, rounded crown; it can grow 5 - 10 metres tall. It has a straight, low-branched bole up to 1 metre long. A popular fruit in China and Japan, where the plant is often cultivated. The tree is also often used in traditional medicine and has various other local uses. The plant is also grown as an ornamental.
- 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
It contains Trihydroxy-olean-12-en-28-oic acid, Arjunolic acid, Methyl 2αα-hydroxyursolate, Methyl maslinate, Oleanolic acid, Ursolic acid, Corosolic acid, Maslinicacid.
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
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How to plant/cultivate
A plant of the subtropics and temperate zones with very mild winters, it can be cultivated in the tropics at elevations above 600 metres, growing best at 1,000 - 2,300 metres.