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Scientific name of Citron: Citrus medica Linn
Name of Citron in different languages:-
English: Citron, wild lemon
Sanskrit: Matulunga, Madiphalam, vetas-वेतस
Hindi: Baranimbu, Bijaira
Tamil: Elumiccai-எலுமிச்சை, kommatti-matulai-கொம்மட்டிமாதுளை.
It is a shrub or small tree, slow-growing, evergreen tree, reaching up to 15 ft., stiff branches, twigs and long spines in the leaf axils. The leaflets are leathery, ovate-elliptic, dark green in color with a citron scented. The flower buds are white or purplish in color. The flowers are fragrant, up to 5 petals, pinkish or purplish. The fruit is green turns yellow when ripe, fragrant, oblong, rough and bumpy outer which is thick and contains numerous seeds.
Useful plant parts:
Fruit, Root, Leaves
To treat pulmonary disorders, digestive disorders, intestinal problems, expel intestinal worms, improve appetite, antispasmodic, the antidote for poison, abdominal colic, piles Antibiotics, jaundice, and skin diseases.
Abscisic Acid, Abscisin II, Citric acid, Limonene, Limocitrol, Sulphuric acid, glucose and Rutin