myrobalan


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myrobalan,

n Latin name:
Terminalia chebula; parts used: fruit, leaves, stem; uses: in Ayurveda, pacifies tridosha (light, dry), cardiotonic, anti-anaphylactic, antimutagen, antitumor, antibacterial, antiviral, immuno-modulator, antiamoebic, antioxidant, apreient, astringent, carminative, fungicide, demulcent, purgative, alterative, febrifuge, antiasthmatic, bronchitis, burns, cough, inflammation, measles, prolapse, ulcers; precautions: none known. Also called
Abhay, chebulic myrobalan, hara, haritaki, or
inknut.
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Myrobalan.
myrobalan, arjun (är·jōōnˑ mī·rōˑ·b·län)),
n See arjuna.
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Myrobalan, arjun.
myrobalan, beleric,
n Latin name:
Terminalia belerica; part used: fruit; uses: in Ayurveda, pacifies tridosha (astringent, sweet, light, dry), anti-oxidant, cholinergic, hypolipidemic, antimicrobial, hepatoprotection, anti-ulcer, antiobesity agent, antimutagenic, antiinflammatory, tonic, purgative, immunity, coughs, eye sties, skin conditions, liver conditions; precautions: oil is purgative in large doses. Also called
bahera, bhaira, bibhitaki, vibeekaka, or
vibitaki.
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Myrobalan, beleric.
myrobalan, emblic,
n See amla.
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12 is "and agaric and chebulic and yellow myrobalans, both cleaned, of each one dirham, and anise.
Myrobalan is also used for dyeing; its yellow colour is due to the tannins but also to flavonoid colorants (mostly 3'-methoxy quercetin and 3',4'-dimethoxy quercetin), (6) and its hydrolysable tannins combine with iron mordant to give black.
The sugary and mucilaginous pulp of the myrobalan fruit gives an unctuous, almost viscous or rubbery consistency (unlike the gall nuts used in other countries), which means that it can be applied without running and without needing any extra thickener.
Repeat baths of myrobalan and buffalo milk, followed by hanging out in the sun, are essential for the mordanted zones of decoration intended to be dyed intense red, or other reddish tones.
Painting in dyes of pomegranate rind, myrobalan, turmeric, black, catechu, madder and indigo with alum as mordant; 124 x 105 cm.
Painting in dyes of pomegranate rind, myrobalan, turmeric, black, catechu, babul bark, goran bark, madder and indigo with alum as mordant; 158 x 194 cm.
The process was launched by Tribal Welfare Minister Ravela Kishore Babu for sale of 15 minor forest produce items like Nuxvomica, dry amla, cleaning nuts, mahua flower, bees wax, myrobalans, marking nuts, gum karaya, tamarind, turmeric, soap nuts, dry amla etc.
Richards (1978) gives Manja-lawei as the Malay name for myrobalans, used medicinally and for tanning.