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Athel tamarisk is an upright, evergreen tree with drooping twigs and a dense spreading crown with several heavy large limbs; it usually grows 8 - 12 metres tall, but occasional specimens up to 18 metres are recorded. The bole can be 60 - 80cm in diameter.
- 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 Methanol, chloroform, petroleum ether, acetone and diethyl etc.
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
A plant of the arid and semi-arid subtropics and tropics, where it is found at elevations up to 1,400 metres. It grows best in areas where annual daytime temperatures are within the range 27 - 40°c, but can tolerate 8 - 50°c.