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Polyalthia longifolia is an evergreen tree growing up to 20 metres tall. The bole is straight. The tree is cultivated for its timber in southeast Asia. it is also often grown as an ornamental.The tree is held in high regard by Hindus, who often plant it near temples.
- 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 3 new clerodane-type diterpenes, 6alpha,16-dihydroxycleroda,13-dien-15-oic acid, 6alpha,16-dihydroxycleroda,13-dien-15-oic acid and 4alpha, 18beta-epoxy-16-hydroxyclerod-13-en-15-oic acid and four new protoberberine alkaloids etc.
|Kannada||Kambada mara, Kamadamara|
|English||Indian must tree, False Ashok|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Flowering from April to May|
|Fruiting from April to May|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
- Karnataka Medicinal Plants Volume - 2 by Dr.M. R. Gurudeva, Page No. 213