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Illicium verum is an evergreen tree growing 8 - 15 metres tall. The straight, cylindrical bole can be 30cm in diameter. The plant is extensively cultivated in China, and some other areas of the tropics and subtropics for its fruit and medicinal essential oil. It is planted in the grounds of temples in Japan, and also on tombs.
- 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
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
Cuttings of half-ripe wood.
How to plant/cultivate
Succeeds in tropical and subtropical areas at elevations up to 2,000 metres.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare