Aegle marmelos | Bel Tree | Medicinal uses | Bel Fruit Images


Indian Local and Common name :-Bel.
Botanical name: Aegle marmelos
Nature of Aegle marmelos (Bel) :

A medium-size deciduuous tree bearing strong axillary thorn. leaves with 3 or 5 leaflets. flowers greenish-white, sweet-scented,about 2.5cm across, in small bunches. fruits 8-20 cm diameter, globes, green, finally grevish: this tree occurs in the submontane region and plains almost throught is also planted.
Medicinal uses of Aegle marmelos | Bel Tree :-

The wood is suitable for making charcoal for producer gas plants. the gummy substance, in which the seeds remain embedded, is used as an adhesive, and in varnishes and cementing mixtures.the rind of unripe fruit yields a yellow dye.

Kingdom: Plantae
Family: Rutaceae
Order: Sapindales
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Genus: Aegle
Species: A. marmelos

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