Terminalia Chebula - Plant
Description for Terminalia Chebula
Terminalia chebula, commonly known as black- or chebulic myrobalan, is a species of Terminalia, native to South Asia from India and Nepal east to southwest China, and south to Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Vietnam.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Terminalia chebula,black-or chebulic myrobalan||Green||Early||7â€“8 cm||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Dig a hole 2 to 3 times as deep as the bulbs are high and set the bulb in the hole pointy side up. Fill the hole with soil and tamp gently.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||Well-drained soil||Medium||120-220oC||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Terminalia Chebula
- Start with pruning shears for smaller growth.
- Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick. A small pruning saw is handy, as it cuts on both the push and the pull.
Typical uses of Terminalia Chebula
Special features: These species are Terminalia arjuna, Terminalia bellerica, and Terminalia chebula. In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, Terminalia arjuna has been used to balance the three â€œhumorsâ€: kapha, pitta, and vata. It has also been used for asthma, bile duct disorders, scorpion stings, and poisonings.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Medicinal use: Haritaki â€“ Terminalia chebula â€“ Uses, Side Effects, Ayurveda Details. Haritaki fruit is one among The three, that constitute Triphala. It is a very famous rejuvenating herb. Its botanical name is Terminalia chebula and it belongs to Combretaceae family.