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Jambos is an evergreen tree with a regular shaped, dense crown of wide-spreading branches, it can grow 6 - 10 metres tall. The bole can be 50cm in diameter, often branching from low down. A multipurpose tree that has been cultivated for around 2,500 years. It provides food, medicines and a range of commodities for the local population.
- 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 (E)-caryophyllene, α-humulene, α-zingibirene, hydroxytoluene butylated, caryophyllene alcohol, caryolan-8-ol, caryophyllene oxide, thujopsan-2-α-ol and n-heneicosane.
|English||Rose Apple, Malabar plum|
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
Flourishes in tropical and near-tropical climates only, usually below elevations of 1,200 metres but up to 2,300 metres in Ecuador.