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Scientific name of Chebulic Myrobalan: Terminalia chebula
Name of Chebulic Myrobalan in different languages:
English: Yellow Myrobalan
Sanskrit: Haritaki हरीतकी
Tamil: கடுக்காய் - Kadukkai
Malayalam: കടുക്ക - Kadukka, സർഷപം - Sarshapam
Haritaki 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.
Useful plant parts:
One of Trikadu, used in the treatment of vata, pitha, Kapaha disorders, dysentery, wounds, piles, Burn etc.
Glycosides, chebulin, ellagic acids, etc.
Used as an ingredient in the Ayurveda medicines like:-
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