Malhei - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Common apricot
Hindi :Zardalu
Manipuri :Malhei

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Rosaceae
Genus :Prunus
Species :armenica  Linn.
Habit :Small tree
Parts Used :Fruit and Seed
Mode of Preparation :Fruits crushed with water for juice.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :Fruit contain amino acid and proteins. Avenasterol-5-ene, b-sitosterol and stigmasterol isolated from pits; kenals contain oleic acid, linoleic acid.
Ailment Treated:Fruits crushed along with little common salt and chilly are used in colic, stomach disorder and laxative. Kernels are sweet and eaten like almonds.
Source:Cultivated and marketable.

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