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Chebulic Myrobalan

Chebulic Myrobalan

Scientific name of Chebulic Myrobalan: Terminalia chebula

Name of Chebulic Myrobalan in different languages:

English: Yellow Myrobalan

Sanskrit: Haritaki हरीतकी

Hindi: Harad

Tamil: கடுக்காய் - Kadukkai

Malayalam: കടുക്ക - Kadukka, സർഷപം - Sarshapam

Plant description:

Kadukka-FruitHaritaki is a deciduous, big tree growing to 100 ft tall, mostly found in high altitude above 2000 m. with a trunk 1-m wide in diameter, leaves are dark green, alternately arranged, oval, sized 7 to 8-cm. long and 4.5 to 10-cm wide. Flowers are petalless and blossoming in April to September, The fruits are brown or blackish in color, drupe-like sized 2 to 4.5-cm long and 1.2 to 2.5-cm wide, fruiting is October to January.

 

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Elongated Margin-Entire Venation-Reticulate
 longitudinal  Margin_Entire  Recticulate

 

Useful plant parts:

Seed.

Medicinal uses:

One of Trikadu, used in the treatment of vata, pitha, Kapaha disorders, dysentery, wounds, piles, Burn etc.

Chemical content:

Glycosides, chebulin, ellagic acids, etc.

Used as an ingredient in the Ayurveda medicines like:-

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Abhaya Vati Grahanimihira Taila Medhavi Taila
Abhayarishtam Gritona Tablet Moolakadi Kashayam
Agasthya Rasayanam Gulgulupanchapalam Choornam Moolakadyarishtam
Agnimukh Choorna Haematab Tablets Mrita Sanjivani Gulika
Ahsokarishtam Himasagara Tailam Narasimha Rasayana
Alargin Tablets Himguvachadi Choornam Navayasa Choornam
Annabhedi Sindooram Jatyadi Ghrita Niruryadi Gulika
Anthrakutharam Gulika Jeerakadyarishtam Panchatikta Ghrita
Arshen Tablet Jeevanthyadi Kashayam Panchgun Tail
Ayulax Tablets Kallyanaksharam Pathyadi Choornam
Bahushala Guda Karimbirumbadi Kashayam Pathyadi Kadha
Baladhatryadi Thailam Kasisadi Ghrita Patoladi Kashayam
Brahmi Drakshadi Kashayam Kayasthadi Varti Prameha Mihira Taila
Brihat Chagaladya Ghrita Keshamrith Tailam Punarnava Mandur
Chiruvilwadi kashayam Khadiradi Kashayam Pylend Tablets
Chitrak Haritaki Khadirarishtam Raktansoo Tablets
Dainik Tablet Kottamchukkadi choornam Sanjivani Vati
Dasamoola Panchakoladi Kashayam Krimigna choornam Sarivadi Vati
Dasamoolarishtam Kumaryasavam Sarswatha Grutham
Dashamoola Haritaki Lohasavam Sudarsana Choornam
Devdarvadi Kashaya Madhusnuhyadi Choornam Suran Vatak
Dhanadanayanadi kashayam Maha Triphaladi Ghrita Tekaraja Thailam
Dhanwantharam Kuzhambu Maharajaprasarini Thailam Triphala Ghrita
Drakshadi Vati Mahatiktaka Ghrita Vachadi Thailam
Duralabharishtam Mahatiktam kashayam Vilangadi Choornam
Eladi Ghrita Mandoora Vatakam Vilwadi Gulika
Elaneer Kuzhambu Manibhadra Guda Vyoshadi Kashayam
Gandharvahasthadi Kashayam Manjishtadi Thailam  
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