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Flacourita indica is a slow-growing, ornamental, spiny evergreen shrub or tree. It can reach a height of 10 metres, but is usually smaller. The tree is cultivated in some areas of the tropics, particularly in Asia, for its edible fruit.
Flacourita indica can be used in Food. Ripe fruits are eaten raw
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Flacourita indica Contains the Following nutritional components like - Vitamin-A, C, Niacin (B3), Thiamine (B1), Ribofl avin; Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium
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List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
- "Forest food for Northern region of Western Ghats" by Dr. Mandar N. Datar and Dr. Anuradha S. Upadhye, Published by Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science (MACS) Agharkar Research Institute, Gopal Ganesh Agarkar Road, Pune