VIBHITAKI - Terminalia bellerica


Botanical Name—Terminalia bellerica Roxb.

(Myrobalanus bellerica Gaertn.)


 Names in different languages

Hindi-Bahed; English- Belleric myroba1an, Telugu: Tanikayá, Tadikaya; Tamil- Akkam, Todikai; Bengali- Baida

 Synonyms—Aksaphala, Ka1idruña, Karaphala,


             In Rig-Veda we come across the herb ‘Vibhitaka’. its branches (dried) are used for Yajna. Folk consider its seeds as poisonous. in the recent studies an edible oil is obtained from Vibhitaki seeds .it is one of the ingredients in Triphalã (three myrobalans).









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Kumkum / safron - Crocus sativus

 Medicinal Plant / herbs

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