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Prunus cerasus is a deciduous shrub or a tree with a broad rounded crown; it can grow from 3 - 5 metres tall, occasionally to 8 metres. The plant sometimes produces suckers and forms thickets in the wild.
- 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
Botanical aspects of sweet and sour cherries are initially addressed, and main nutrients, such as carbohydrates, dietary fibers, fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals, are described. A variety of phytochemicals (e.g., phenolics, anthocyanins, and flavonoids).
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
How to plant/cultivate
Prunus cerasus is fairly cold-hardy, tolerating temperatures down to about -20°c when fully dormant.