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Deodar

Deodar-Devadaram

Scientific name of Deodar: Cedrus deodara

Name of Deodar in different languages:-

Sanskrit: Devadaru, Paribhadra, Amarakashta, Suradaru, Bhadradaru, Snehavriksha

Hindi: Devedar

English: Himalayan cedar

Malayalam: Devadaram-ദേവതാരം, Devadaru-ദേവതാരു

Tamil: Devadaram

Plant description:

It is mostly found throughout the Western Himalayan area at the altitude of 1,500 to 3000 meters. It is an evergreen large tree reaching up to 50 m tall, with a coniferous shape, trunk up to 3 m (10 ft) meters in diameter. The leaves are needle-shaped, up to 5 cm long, occasionally up to 7 cm long, slender, borne singly on long shoots in dense clusters, bright green to bluish-green color. The fruits are cones up to 13 cm long 9 cm broad with barrel-shaped, when mature it release a winged seed.

Useful plant parts:

Leaves, Heartwood, and Oil

Medicinal uses:

Used in the treatment of head-ache, Wounds, Earache, diabetes, chronic cough, skin problems, epilepsy, and the common cold.

Chemical contents:

Taxifolin, cedeodarin, dihydromyricetin , cedrin, cedrinoside, deodarin, α-terpineol, linalool, limonene and eugenol.

Medicinal Properties:

anti-diarrheal, carminative, diuretic, diaphoretic, insecticide, laxative, anti-inflammatory, and sedative

Deodar is used as an ingredient to prepare the Ayurveda medicines like:-

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Anu thailam Dhanwanthararishtam Parpatakarishtam
Arkadi Kashayam Eladi choornam Pathyadi Kashayam
Ashtapathradi Keram Himasagara Tailam Pippalyadi Tailam
Ashtavargam Kashyam Indukantha grutham Prabhanjana Vimardanam Thailam
Badratharvadi Kashayam Indukantham Kashayam Prameha Mihira Taila
Bala Thailam Jirakadi Modak Prasarani Kuzhambu
Baladhatryadi Thailam Khadirarishtam Prasarini yadi Thailam
Balaguloochuadi Keram Kottamchukkadi choornam Rajanyadi Choornam
Balaguluchyadi Kashayam Kubja Prasarini Tailam Rasnadi Choornam
Balaguluchyadi Thailam Kumaryasavam Rasnairandadi Kashayam
Balajeerakadhi Kashyam Madana Kameswari Lehyam Sahachakradi Kashayam
Brahmi Drakshadi Kashayam Maha Laxadi Tailm Sahacharadi Kuzhambu
Brihat Marichadi Taila Maha Vishagarbha Tailam Sudarsana Choornam
Chandanbala Laxadi Oil Mahadhanwantharam Gulik Vasachandanadi Taila
Chavikasavam Mahanarayan Thaialam Vidariyadi Grutham
Dasamoolarishtam Maharajaprasarini Thailam Vidaryadi Kashayam
Dayal Tailam Mandoora Vatakam Vidaryadyasavam
Devadarvyarishtam Marma Thailam Vilwadi Gulik
Devdarvadi Kashaya Mushikadi Taila Vyaghri Taila
Dhanadanayanadi kashayam Nagaradi Thailam Yavanyadi Choornam
Dhanwantharam kashayam Nimbaharidradi choornam Yogarajagulgulu Gulika
Dhanwantharam Kuzhambu Nisosiradi Thailam  
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