Amruth Home Garden

Amruth HomeGarden draws strength from our age old healing traditions. Generations of our ancestors have spent their lifetime to study plants growing in their neighbourhood and to find out their healing properties for their day to day health care needs.

behara (Terminalia bellerica)

  • baheda (Hindi)
  • behara (Kannada)
  • tani (Malayalam)
  • Behda (Marathi)
  • akasha (Sanskrit)
  • akkam (Tamil)

Description: Decidious Trees. Bark grey brown, Leaves clustered at branch tips. Flowers creamy in slender racemes. Fruits globous hairy

How to Grow: Through seeds

Care regime: AGROCLIMATIC REQUIREMENTS It grows on a wide range of soils provided moisture in the soil is not deficient. Best growth is seen in deep, moist, sandy loam with good subsoil drainage. It grows well up to an altitude of 1000 m and in areas with rainfall ranging from 900 to 3000 mm. This species can tolerate temperature upto 46

Parts Used: Fruits. An ingredient of many formulations like Triphala

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Suggested Citation: B. S. Somashekhar, G. S. Goraya, D. K. Ved, Unnikrishnan P. M., Ravikumar K., Gangadharan G. G., Suma Tagadur Sureshchandra, Shilpa Naveen, Vijay Srinivas, Venugopal S. N.; Additional inputs: Soumyashree N., Sagar D. Sangale.
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