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Talipariti tiliaceum

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Beach hibiscus is an evergreen shrub or small tree with low, spreading branches, growing 3 - 10 metres tall. A true multi-purpose tree, it is considered to be one of the most useful trees in the Pacific region. It is commonly gathered from the wild for food, medicine, fibre and timber, is sometimes cultivated and often protected when other trees are cleared from an area. The tree is often cultivated as an ornamental plant and hedge in tropical areas.


Coughs, Sore throats, Sores, Cuts, Open wounds, Boils, Swellings, Skin diseases, Tuberculosis, Stomach-aches, Gonorrhoea.[1]

Parts Used

Flowers, Leaves, Green bark.

Chemical Composition

Analytical grade ethanol (Merck), analytical grade acetic acid (Merck), analytical grade n-butanol (Merck) and analytical grade methanol (Merck) were used in the analysis work.[2]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada ಬಿಳಿಪಟ್ಟ Bilipatta, ಕಾರ್ಕ್ ಬೆಂಡು Kaark bendu
Hindi Bola, Chelwa
Malayalam Thaipparutti
Tamil Nir-p-parutti
Telugu Cherigogu
Marathi Belpata
Sanskrit Bala
English Beach hibiscus, Coastal cottonwood



Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.









Evergreen tree



Kind Shape Feature



Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information


Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds, Cuttings of half-ripe wood.

How to plant/cultivate

Beach hibiscus is a tropical plant that is usually found in coastal and low elevation habitats, but can be found at elevations up to 800 metres. It prefers a mean annual rainfall of 900 to 2,500mm with a mean maximum temperature 24 - 41°c and a mean minimum temperature of 5 - 24°c.[5]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Found throughout the tropics, Often on beaches, Saline swamps, [[:Category:Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of |]], Impenetrable thickets.

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  1. Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
  2. Chemical constituents
  3. Common names
  4. [Morphology]
  5. Cultivation

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