Elaeocarpus is a genus of tropical and subtropical evergreen trees and shrubs. The seeds of Elaeocarpus ganitrus are used to make rudraksha, a type of. Elaeocarpus sphaericus (rudraksha), belonging to the family Elaeocarpeaceae is popular in indigenous system of medicine including Ayurveda, Siddha and. The genus, Elaeocarpus, is believed to have more than sps. It is distributed from Madagascar in the west, to India, SE Asia, Malaysia, south China, Japan.

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Elaeocarpus – Wikipedia

Tired of keeping his eyes closed for so long, Shiva opened them. However, there are no published reports on in vitro propagation of this species calling for concerted efforts in this direction.

A Tree with Curative Powers: You can enrich Rudraksh through Traditional Allelopathic Knowledge. Compendium of Indian Medicinal Plants. This tree is in a private bunglow in the Pune city. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Rudraksha is a large, evergreen, drought-tolerant, perennial broad-leaved tree with a large spreading crown.

I have attached a picture of Rudraksh for reference. The seeds are referred to as the Rudraksha or Eyes of Lord Shiva.

Elaeocarpus sphaericus — Vikaspedia

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Hope you will find them interesting. Elaeocarpaceae elaeoccarpus flora malesiana: It is related to Hindu mythology. Several isomeric alkaloids of molecular formula C 16 H 21 NO 2 have been isolated from the leaves of Rudraksha eoaeocarpus Johns et al.

Delayed fruiting, poor seed viability less than 3 months and erratic seed-germination rates impede mass propagation via seeds Bhuyan et al. Once at a herbal garden local gardeners showed us some plant with white flowers and said it was Rudraksha tree, but later when the elaeocarpu came. WHAT I do not know is what’s the difference in these two Elaeocarpus sphaericuscommonly known as Rudraksha, is an evergreen tree occupying several regions of central and north- east India.

Scientific basis for the chemical constituent and therapeutic use of Eleocarpus species: Archived from the original on Thanks for the id. Elaeocarpus angustifolius PIER species info. Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants.

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Location- chandigarh habit- medium sized Tree habitat- shot at a garden temperature- 15 degree C minimum fruits- still raw almost 1inch across, round taste like that of the raw Terminalia bellirica fruit. Anti-inflammatory activity of Elaeocarpus sphaericus fruits extracts in rats.

A new alkaloid from Elaeocarpus ganitrus. They are shining green on elaeocarps upper side with and dull-fibrous on dorsal side Fig. Medicinal Plants of India. Blue Fig or Quandong – Elaeocarpus Angustifolius. I saw this tree for the first time at Dehradun. The leaves, fruits and seeds also serve several medicinal and therapeutic purposes. It encloses a dense cellular endosperm comprising of calcium oxalate druses and tubercles Singh et al.

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This documents are available through Google search. Leaves are cm long, simple, alternate, oblong-lanceolate, acute or acuminate, rlaeocarpus and irregularly crenate-serrate or sub entire. If the fruit turns blue, does it mean that this is the real ‘Rudraksh’ Rudraksh plant: An Illustrated Dictionary edited by C.

Elaeocarpus sphaericus

Rudraksh based Traditional herbal combinations and its use in different stages of Sickle Cell Anaemia in Indian state Chhattisgarh. I searched on the internet some of the reference related to its origin for you.

In folk medicine, the parts of Rudraksha tree have been extensively used in the treatment of stress, anxiety, depression, palpitation, nerve pain, epilepsy, migraine, asthma, hypertension, arthritis and liver diseases Khare, ; Dasgupta et al.