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Annona muricata is a fast-growing, small, evergreen tree. It can reach a height of about 7 metres. The bole can be up to 15cm in diameter. The tree is widely cultivated in tropical regions 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
The plant contains isoquinoline alkaloids including reticuline. The seed contains galactomannan, sitosterol, stigmasterol and cholesterol
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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|Flowering season is July to January|
|Fruiting season is July to January|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Grows best in the moist, humid tropical and subtropical lowlands at elevations up to about 1,000 metres. It prefers a mean annual temperature in the range 25 - 30°c with a mean annual rainfall over 1,000mm.
Commonly seen growing in areas