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Simarouba glauca is an evergreen, small or medium-sized tree with a narrow crown. It usually grows up to 15 metres tall. but specimens up to 27 metres are recorded. The straight, cylindrical bole can be free of branches for up to 9 metres, 30cm or more in diameter. The plant is often used for medicinal purposes.
- 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
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
A plant of the moist, lowland tropics, where it is found at elevations up to 800 metres. It grows best in areas where the mean annual temperature ranges between 22 - 29°c, but can tolerate a range of 18 - 34°c. It prefers a mean annual rainfall in the range 2,000 - 3,000mm, but tolerates 1,200 - 4,000mm, growing in areas with a distinct dry season and where there is no dry season.
Commonly seen growing in areas