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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The seeds are collected in the month of December-January. However, there are no published reports on in vitro propagation of this species calling for concerted efforts in this direction. The structures of elaeocarpidine, a new indole alkaloid.
Rudraksha seed apart from its religious significance has also medicinal properties. Thank you for showing these Germinated seedlings at 2 or 3 leaves stage and become ready for field plantation after about 8 months Singh et al. Does it refer to a part of the tree?
This page was last edited on 2 Augustat Besides, about species of Elaeocarpus are indigenous to the subcontinent of which Elaeocarpus sphaericus is one of the medicinally and commercially valuable species.
Also used in making necklaces and buttons.
The seeds are referred to as the Rudraksha or Eyes of Lord Shiva. Thank youyou are smart sphaericuus you guessed what I had in mind The white wood from the tree has a unique strength to weight ratio making it a preferred source for a variety of purposes such as manufacture of aeroplane-propellers.
This, aided by increasing human-activities has elaeocarpuus to an alarming danger to the existing populations of Rudraksha. Retrieved from ” https: The fruits that grow on this tree are known as Rudraksha Beads. I can still see the flowers and leaves clearly in my head but cant remember the name On hearing her question Shiva said that he did penance for a thousand years.
Elaeocarpus aberrans Elaeocarpus acmosepalus Elaeocarpus acrantherus Elaeocarpus acuminatus — India. I think it is different from Elaeocarpus sphaericuscommonly known as Rudraksha, is an evergreen tree occupying several regions of central and north- east India. I have attached a picture of Rudraksh for reference.
Please find attached images of a tree 30 feet tall in my garden at Pune. The fruits are borne in the month elaeoacrpus June and gradually ripen over a period of time extending from August to October Khan et al.
Only two trees are planted in the garden. Besides, the species also contains an important non-aromatic indolizidine alkaloid-rudrakine Ray et al. Indian Elaeocar;us facebook group. WHAT I do not know is what’s the difference in these two Photos of Elaeocarpus sphaericus. Many species are threatenedin particular by habitat loss. Elaeocarpus johnsonii Elaeocarpus joga Merr.
The islands of Borneo and New Guinea have the greatest concentration of species.
An Illustrated Dictionary edited by C. The fruit was raw and green in colour, I am attaching a cropped pic of the fruit, leaves and buds Regeneration status and population structure of Rudraksh Elaeocarpus ganitrus in relation to cultural disturbances in tropical wet evergreen forest of Arunachal Pradesh. I had never seed flowers’ pictures before now thru your efforts and eyes will get to see the seeds.
Check the link I have sent you. Lord Shiva then used his deadly divine weapon known as Aghor and destroyed Tripurasur. The Rudraksha berry is used in a variety wlaeocarpus treatment including indigestion, vomiting, injuries, epilepsy etc.
Rudraksh based Traditional herbal combinations and its use in different stages of Sickle Cell Anaemia in Indian state Chhattisgarh.
Elaeocarpus – Wikipedia
Sorry to disappoint you, it is not Rudraksha. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Elaeocarpus. Most species are evergreen forest trees but some montane species are nearly shrubs.
December 03, ; Published: Type species Elaeocarpus serratus L. According to another religious text Shiva Mahapuran, Parvati the divine consort of Lord Shiva asked him the origin of Rudraksha.
Elaeocarpus ganitrus – Wikipedia
The pictures are by our spuaericus I am posting after a very long time! Stars of the month. In folk medicine, the parts of Rudraksha tree have been extensively used in the treatment of stress, anxiety, depression, palpitation, nerve pain, epilepsy, migraine, asthma, hypertension, arthritis and liver diseases Khare, ; Dasgupta et al. Besides, the fruits also constitute the diet of the fruit bats or flying foxes in the Himalayan region. Fruiting is delayed; taking about years to fruit.