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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These include elaeocarpidine, elaeocarpine, isoelaeocarpine, epiisoelaeocarpiline, epialloelaeocarpiline, alloelaeocarpiline, elaeocarups. Elaeocarpus sphaericuscommonly known as Rudraksha, is an evergreen tree occupying several regions of central and north- east India.

The tree attains a height of about feet Singh et al. The flowers are small, white with fringed petals about 8 mm longelaeocarpud way down and ciliolate. Several workers have reported the efficiency of tissue culture technology in mass propagation, with a epaeocarpus multiplication rate, of commercially important species Bisht et al.

WHAT I do not know is what’s the difference in these two A dense canopy cover has been reported to be preferable for E. Role of eFI in Sc. Wherever his tears fell the Rudraksha tree Grew. Elaeocarpus angustifolius PIER species info. In Hindi another plant is also known Rudraksha- Guazuma ulmifolia of Sterculiaceaethe plant in photo is not the same.

Check the link I have sent you. There was lot of discussion on Rudrakshabut little of Botany. A Tree with Curative Powers: As the tree matures, the leafy crown obtains a pyramidal shape in nature and elaeoacrpus roots rise up narrowly near the trunk and radiate out along the ground-surface.

Anti-inflammatory activity of Elaeocarpus sphaericus fruits extracts in rats.

Elaeocarpus sphaericus tree holds immense importance in the Hindu religion. Leaves are cm long, simple, alternate, oblong-lanceolate, acute or acuminate, obscurely and irregularly crenate-serrate or sub entire.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I saw this tree for the first time at Dehradun. Elaeocarpus species are known to contain several chemicals such as triterpenes, tannins e. A strong need is felt to screen the different chemo-types of Rudraksha growing at different phytogeographical locations.

Coping with hypertension using safer herbal medicine: In folk medicine, the parts of Rudraksha elaeocarppus have been extensively used in the treatment of stress, sphxericus, depression, palpitation, nerve pain, epilepsy, migraine, asthma, hypertension, arthritis and liver diseases Khare, ; Dasgupta sphxericus al. The fruits are borne in the month of June and gradually ripen over a period of time extending from August to October Khan et al. No one was able to defeat this strong demon in war.

Evaluation of antioxidant properties of Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb.

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The flesh or pulp of drupe has been reported to cure epilepsy and mental illness Satyavati et elaeocaarpus. Besides the medicinal properties, Rudraksha tree is also valued for its timber. Besides, the fruits also constitute the diet of the fruit bats or flying foxes in the Himalayan region. Studies on extracts of Elaeocarpus sphaericus fruits on in vitro rat mast cells.

The alkaloids of Elaeocarpus sphaericus.

Many years back I conducted field experiments on different aspects of Rudraksh with farmers and herb growers. This may be due to the fact that if cuttings are taken from mature trees the success achieved in rooting is not encouraging until and unless the tissue has been rejuvenated following hedging.

July 19, ; Rlaeocarpus The seeds of the tree were distributed on the earth. I have attached a picture of Rudraksh for reference. eleaocarpus

Positive and negative effects of Rudraksh plant parts alone and in combination sphafricus other herbs on selected forest tree species.

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Effect of Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb. I am hoping their coat would be as iridescent blue as some journals reported in the 90s and elaeocxrpus. Except for central America and tropical Africa, it covers all the tropical regions of the world, extending into the temperate regions of Japan and New Zealand too.

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In vitro clonal propagation of mature eucalyptus F 1 hybrid Eucalyptus tereticornis SM. The type of bead formed varies with the environment and location of the trees; for instance, the Himalayan beads are larger, heavier and therapeutically more powerful due to the environment they grow in. The leaves, fruits and seeds also serve several medicinal and therapeutic purposes.

Elaeocarpus sphaericus

They are shining green on the upper side with and dull-fibrous on dorsal side Fig. Rudraksha is a large, evergreen, drought-tolerant, perennial broad-leaved tree with a elaeocarpjs spreading crown. Clonal forestry becomes important to bridge the gap between the growing demand and inadequate supply of wood Joshi et al.

The fruit includes five or six carpels, each carpel having a single large seed. It is interesting to note that large number of bees were on the flowers of this tree. Analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity of Elaeocarpus sphaericus leaf extract. Major contributors Stars of the month Efloraofindia’s journey General. The seeds sphhaericus collected in the month of December-January.

New information on Elaeocarpus from Borneo and Eelaeocarpus. Positive and negative effects of Rudraksh plant parts alone and in combination with other herbs on selected forest herbs.

Rudraksha seed apart from its religious significance has also medicinal properties.