Feb 12, 2014
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(Burm. f.) P. Wils.

Family ► Rutaceae.

Habitat ► Wild in parts of Peninsular India; cultivated in gardens.

English ► Lime Berry, Myrtle-Lime, Chinese Lime.

Folk ► Chinese Naarangi.

Action ► Leaves—used in skin diseases and in preparation of bath salts. Ripe fruits—used against cough.

The leaves contain the alkaloid O- methylhalfordinol and coumarins, including umbelliferone, isomeranzin and triphasiol.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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