Baheda | बेहेडा Baheda Terminalia bellirica

Other Names

  • Local Name: Baheda / बेहेडा
  • Common Name: Baheda
  • Botanical Name: Terminalia bellirica

Status & Habitat

  • Habitat: Tree
  • Occurrence: Plains and lower hills
  • Season of Availability: Warmer parts of the year
  • Geography: South and Southeast Asia
  • Method of Propagation: Seed propagation
  • Part used for Propagation: Seeds

Edible Parts

  • Edible Parts: Fruits & Seeds
  • Can be Eaten Raw: No

Method of Consumption

  • Raw: No
  • Ripe: No
  • Both Raw & Ripe: No
  • Dangerous Form to Consume: Raw plant
  • As Food: N/A
  • As Medicine: Used in triphala
  • Cooking Method: Used medicinally mainly.
  • Preservation / Curing Technique: N/A
  • Does Require Another Plants to be cooked together: N/A
  • Souring Agents Required: N/A

Nutritional & Medicinal Benefits

  • Nutritional Benefit: Rich in vitamin C, selenium, and manganese.
  • Medicinal Benefit: Ingredient in triphala; helps with general health.

Tribal Wisdom

  • Tribal Wisdom: Ingredient in triphala; helps with general health.

Recipes / Usage

  • Tribal Recipe / Usage: N/A

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Baheda | बेहेडा Baheda Terminalia bellirica

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