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Scientific name of Yew: Taxus baccata
Name of in different languages:-
English: Yew, English yew, Common Yew
It is an evergreen tree, found in the Himalayan region in India, grows up to 15 m tall. The leaves are silvery and look very attractive, flat, lanceolate, dark green in color, up to4 cm long and 3 mm broad and arranged spirally on the stem. The bark is reddish-brown, flowers are dioecious, flowering period is March-April, the fruits are berries, reddish and fleshy with a single green seed, the fruiting period is September- November.
The tree has dark green. Useful plant parts: Fruit, root, leaves, stem
Useful plant parts:
Fruit, root, leaves, stem
Caution: Except the flesh of the fruits, all other parts of the plant are highly toxic.
To treat Cancer, asthma, bronchitis, rheumatism, cystitis, eruptions, headaches, heart problems, kidney problems, hiccup, indigestion, and epilepsy.
Taxol (Anti-cancer), Narcotic; Purgative, Cardiotonic, Expectorant, Anticonvulsant, Antispasmodic, Diaphoretic, Emmenagogue.
It is used as an ingredient to prepare the Ayurveda medicines like:-