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Garcinia hanburyi is an evergreen, small to medium-sized tree, growing up to 15 metres tall. With short and straight bole. It is cultivated in Asia in order to obtain a gum resin. The plant is not cultivated, but the gum is harvested from wild trees.
- 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
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The major acid present in it is hydroxy citric acid, which is used as an antiobesity ingredient in pharmaceutical industries.
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 plant of the moist, lowland tropics, where it grows at elevations up to 800 metres.