Bhoma / भोमा / Glochidion ellipticum Wight

Other Names

  • Local Name: Bhoma / भोमा
  • Common Name: Bhoma
  • Botanical Name: Glochidion ellipticum Wight

Status & Habitat

  • Habitat: Tree
  • Occurrence: Open deciduous forests
  • Season of Availability: January-July
  • Geography: Indian Subcontinent to Taiwan
  • Method of Propagation: Seed propagation
  • Part used for Propagation: Seeds

Edible Parts

  • Edible Parts: Bark and 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: Not eaten; wood used as fuel.
  • As Medicine: Bark and seeds used to treat abdominal disorders.
  • Cooking Method: N/A
  • 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: Source of tannins.
  • Medicinal Benefit: Helps treat abdominal disorders.

Tribal Wisdom

  • Tribal Wisdom: Bark and seeds used to treat abdominal disorders.

Recipes / Usage

  • Tribal Recipe / Usage: N/A

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Bhoma / भोमा / Glochidion ellipticum Wight

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