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Lime berry is an evergreen shrub usually growing 1 - 3 metres tall, occasionally to 7 metres. The plant is armed with sharp spines. The plant has several local uses, providing food, medicines and various materials. It is widely cultivated in tropical areas especially as an ornamental and hedge plant, but also for its edible fruit.
- 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
Diarrhoea, Colic, Skin diseases, Coughs, Phlegm.
Sabinene, β-pinene and γ-terpinene also were the major compounds identified in the pentane extract obtained by SDE. This is the first report on the volatiles from T. trifolia cultivated in the State of Pará, Brazil.
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
Lime berry is cultivated in the tropics and subtropics. A fairly hardy plant, it is able to survive light, short-lived frost, but should be protected from longer frosts or hard freezes.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- ↑ Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
- ↑ Chemical constituents
- ↑ [Morphology]
- ↑ Cultivation
- Ayurvedic Herbs known to be helpful to treat Diarrhoea
- Ayurvedic Herbs known to be helpful to treat Colic
- Ayurvedic Herbs known to be helpful to treat Skin diseases
- Ayurvedic Herbs known to be helpful to treat Coughs
- Ayurvedic Herbs known to be helpful to treat Phlegm
- Herbs with Fruits used in medicine
- Habit - Evergreen shrub
- Index of Plants which can be propagated by Seeds
- Index of Plants which can be propagated by Cuttings
- Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of Thickets
- Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of Arid ground