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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I can’t be sure from these pics. Pharmacological investigations on Elaeocarpus ganitrus. Besides the medicinal properties, Rudraksha tree is also valued for its timber.

Elaeocarpus sphaericus

Details of some important contributors. Type species Elaeocarpus serratus L. A dense canopy cover has been reported to be preferable for E. Use in Pest Management.

Elaeocarpus sphaericus: A Tree with Curative Powers: an Overview

A new alkaloid from Elaeocarpus ganitrus. An Elaeocarpus sphaericus planted in Hiranandani Gardens in Powai, Mumbaihas flowered in July for the first time and I was fortunate enough to take the pictures of it on 18th July, Lord Shiva then used his deadly divine weapon known elaeocarpys Aghor and destroyed Tripurasur.

I can still see the flowers and leaves clearly in my head but cant remember the name The Rudraksha berry is used in a variety of treatment including indigestion, vomiting, injuries, epilepsy etc. Elaeocarpus angustifolius PIER species info. Germinated seedlings at 2 or 3 leaves stage and become ready for field plantation after about 8 months Singh et al.

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.


Taking opportunity of the recent discussions regarding the Rudraksha tree, I am posting some pics of a tree identified as Elaeocarpus sphaericus during out Tree Appreciation Walk in Mumbai in the Hiranandani Heritage Garden, Powai, Mumbai in January The fruits that grow on this tree are known as Rudraksha Beads. 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.

Elaeocarpus sphaericus – efloraofindia

Anticonvulsant activity of the mixed fatty acids of the Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Positive aphaericus negative effects of Rudraksh plant parts alone and in combination with other herbs on selected Agricultural crops. Evaluation of immunomodulatory effects of methanol extract of Elaeocarpus ganitrus seeds.

Clonal forestry becomes important to bridge the gap between the growing demand and inadequate supply of wood Joshi et al.

Positive and negative effects of Rudraksh plant sphaericux alone and in combination with other herbs on selected Ornamentals. Rudraksha seed apart from its religious significance has also medicinal properties. Owing to these properties, the beads enjoy a good market and have an excellent commercial value.

There is no problem Blue Fig or Quandong – Elaeocarpus Angustifolius. Unscientific practices of bead collection have caused a drastic decline of the seed reservoir in the soil, hence hampering natural species regeneration Bhuyan et al. Elaeocarpus angustifolius Blume syn: No one was able to defeat this strong demon in war.

This documents are available through Google search. Can you tell me where to look to find out why the tree is called “Eyes of Lord Shiva”? Despite dphaericus attempts, there are no elaeocarpjs records of successful establishment of seedling-raised plants of E. While delayed fruiting and poor seed viability resist mass propagation via seeds, other vegetative propagation methods are also not very successful. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. WHAT I do not know is what’s the difference in these two Compendium of Indian Medicinal Plants.


Wherever his tears fell the Rudraksha tree Grew. Names of Plants in India site. There was lot of discussion on Rudrakshabut little of Botany. How to cite this article: Eflora of China also relegates E.

Attachments 3 It is Elaeocarpus angustifolius Blume During my recent visit this month, I could find ripe fruits which were blue in color. Coping with eleocarpus using safer herbal medicine: Khare Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb.

This is an attempt to compile and document information on different aspects of E. Besides, about species of Elaeocarpus are indigenous to the subcontinent of which Elaeocarpus sphaericus is one of the medicinally and commercially valuable species.

The islands of Borneo and New Guinea have the greatest concentration of species. A Tree with Curative Powers: Indian Flora facebook group.

Want of suitable and established agro-techniques to promote propagation of E. I was following this plant for quite some time and was very happy when inflorescence appeared in April, remained unopened for nearly one month, but unfortunately fell down without opening in last week of May, perhaps not able to flower in Dry hot climate of Delhi.

Elaeocarpus angustifolius Rudraksha from Delhi: Another little known fact is that the timber of the Rudraksha tree was used to make aeroplane propellors during World War I. Anti-inflammatory activity of Elaeocarpus sphaericus fruits extracts in rats.

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