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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.
- 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 Cultivation Details
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
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Garcinia xanthochymus can be used in Food. Ripe fruits are eaten raw. Pulp is also used to make sharbat (soft drink).
|English||Mysore Gamboge, Sour mangosteen|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Garcinia xanthochymus Contains the Following nutritional components like - Vitamin-B and C; Phenolic compounds, Fukugetin, Fukugiside, Glycoside, Xanthones - garcinenone; Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium
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List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
- "Forest food for Northern region of Western Ghats" by Dr. Mandar N. Datar and Dr. Anuradha S. Upadhye, Page No.82, Published by Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science (MACS) Agharkar Research Institute, Gopal Ganesh Agarkar Road, Pune