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Magnolia champaca - Champaka
Champaca is a large evergreen tree with a close tapering conical to cylindrical crown composed of ascending branches. It can grow 33 metres or more tall, with some specimens attaining 50 metres.
- 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 isoeugenol, benzoic acid, benzyl alcohol, benzaldehyde, cineol and p -cresol methyl ether.
|Malayalam||Bongas jampacca, Champakam|
|Gujarathi||Champo, Pilo champo|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Tikta (Bitter), Kashaya (Astringent), Katu
Kapha, Vata, Pitta
|Simple||Spiral||Petiole 1-3 cm long, stout and planoconvex in cross section|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Solitary||2-4cm long||Yellow||Flowering are Axillary and Fragrant|
|Follicles||2-3 cm long||Arranged as spike||1||Fruits are Dehiscing dorsally|
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 wet tropics and subtropics, also able to be grown in the warm temperate zone. It is found growing at elevations from near sea level to 2,100 metres.