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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Attachments 3 It is Elaeocarpus angustifolius Blume During my recent visit this month, I could find ripe fruits which were blue in color.

Can you tell me where to look to find out why the tree is called elaeocarpsu of Lord Shiva”? Studies on effect of nutrient media for clonal propagation of superior phenotypes of Dalbergia sissoo roxb.

These include elaeocarpidine, elaeocarpine, isoelaeocarpine, epiisoelaeocarpiline, epialloelaeocarpiline, alloelaeocarpiline, pseudoepiisoelaeocarpiline.

Elaeocarpus angustifolius PIER species info. On hearing her question Shiva said sphxericus he did penance for a thousand years. The extracts of leaves and fruit, in particular, exhibit analgesic, antiepileptic, anticonvulsive, antihypertensive, hypnotic, tranquillizing, thermogenic, sedative, smooth muscle relaxant and hydrocholeretic properties Lal, ; Bhattacharya et al.

The islands of Borneo and New Guinea have the greatest concentration of species. Shade conditions are necessary to provide an ambient micro-environment optimal for seed germination since the gestation period may vary a minimum of 45 days to over an year. I am hoping their coat would be as iridescent blue as some journals reported in sphaericuus 90s and s. Role of eFI in Sc. 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.


Elaeoxarpus information on Elaeocarpus from Elaeocarphs and Sulawesi. Elaeocarpus Elaeocarpus sylvestrisbranch with fruits Scientific classification Kingdom: Elaeocarpus is a genus of tropical and subtropical evergreen trees and shrubs.

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Elaeocarpus sphaericus – efloraofindia

Elaeocarpus sphaericuscommonly known as Rudraksha, is an evergreen tree occupying several regions of central and north- east India. The structures of elaeocarpidine, a new indole alkaloid.

Scientific basis for the chemical constituent and therapeutic use of Eleocarpus species: Most species are evergreen spphaericus trees but some montane species are nearly shrubs. Germinated seedlings at 2 or 3 leaves stage and become ready for field plantation after about 8 months Singh et al.

Elaeocarpus sphaericus: A Tree with Curative Powers: an Overview

Books on Indian Flora. Elaeocarpus sphaericus tree holds immense importance in the Hindu religion. That was in Owing to these properties, the beads enjoy a good market and have an excellent commercial value. In Darjeeling and Sikkim areas, the fruit of several species of Elaeocarpus is called bhadrasey and is used to make pickles and chutney.


The bead is attributed with ability to reduce body temperature and having a calming effect. Check the link I have sent you. The alkaloids of Elaeocarpus sphaericus.

Elaeocarpus sphaericus

I was told that it is of Rudraksha but I doubt so. Major contributors Stars of the month Efloraofindia’s journey General. Positive and negative effects of Elaekcarpus plant parts alone and in combination with other herbs on selected Ornamentals.

I’d be very interested to find out the etymology of a name like Rudraksha The tree is known for its varied medicinal and therapeutic properties. They are shining green on elaeocar;us upper side with and dull-fibrous on dorsal side Fig. Somesee text.

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. Only two trees are planted in the garden. The seed is elliptical consisting of a membranous seed coat.

Medium-sized evergreen tree Habitat: