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Scientific name of Bayberry: Myrica esculenta / Myrica nagi
Name of Bayberry in different languages:-
English: Box myrtle,
Sanskrit: kathphala, Aranya, Krishnagarbha
Malayalam: Katphala-കട്ഫലം, maruta
It is a medium dioecious tree, found in hilly areas of north-East India, it is a large woody, evergreen plant, grow up to 25 feet. Leaves are simple, crowded towards the apex, lanceolate, up to 9 cm long and 3 cm wide, pale green in the upper surface and dark green bottom.the flowers are small, sessile, sepals and petals not visible; inflorescence, 4.2 cm long, axillary, carrying about 25 flowers. Fruit are berries, globose, succulent drupe, red in color, size 1.1 cm - 1.3 cm. There are two verities of plants are available one is white flowered and other red flowered.
Useful plant parts:
Bark, leaves, fruits, oil
To treat Leucorrhea, Asthma, Bronchitis, Fever, Cold, Intestinal Disorders, tooth problems, Hemorrhage, Wounds and Ulcers. To treat Vatha kapha disorders, Reduce the edema and improved blood circulation, It is used as a stimulant of nervous system,
Myricetin, myricitrin, glycosides, flavone, glucopyranoside, β-sitosterol, quercetin.
Bayberry is used as an ingredient to prepare the Ayurveda medicines like: