Code

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TCH001

Hindi Name

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Harde

English Name

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Black Myrobalan 

Botanical_Name

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Terminalia chebula 

Description 

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Myrobalan Chebulic is a tree native to India.
Myrobalan Chebulic is a member of Combretaceae plant family. This is a small tree. The leaves are alternate, elliptic oblong in addition, base is rounded. The flowers bloom in April to June in addition, are in terminal spikes. Drupes are ellipsoid. The stone is oblong and bony. 

Uses

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The fruits are used as tanning agent. The fruits in dried form are used as mild laxative. Haritaki purifies the blood. It also forms a part of trio in Triphala. The fruits are used in Ayurvedic medicines.