Medicinal Plants and Jainism: Tirthankar Puṣpadanta

Published: 02.01.2016

Tirthankar Puṣpadanta
Tree: Bahera
Botanical Name: Terminalia bellirica
Family: Combretaceae

Deciduous trees, 10-30m high. Bark dark grey and longitudinally fissured. Leaves broadly obovate. Flowers in axillary spikes greenish yellow or creamy white in colour. Fruits ovoid or ellipsoid. It is of medicinal use in Ayurveda.

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