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Glycosmis pentaphylla is an evergreen shrub or small tree growing up to 5 metres tall.The plant is harvested from the wild, mainly for local use as a food and medicine. It has gained in popularity as an edible fruit in parts of the Caribbean, where it is sometimes cultivated.
- 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
Glycosmis pentaphylla can be used in Food. Ripe fruits are eaten raw.
|English||Gin berry, Opal orange|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Glycosmis pentaphylla Contains the Following nutritional components like - Vitamin-C; Carotenoid; Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium.
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
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.85, Published by Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science (MACS) Agharkar Research Institute, Gopal Ganesh Agarkar Road, Pune
- Common names