Flowering trees in delhi--Arjun(Terminalia arjuna)

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vinod kumar gupta

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Apr 26, 2008, 10:54:19 AM4/26/08
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Taken in Delhi on 22.4.8
 
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J.M. Garg

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Apr 26, 2008, 9:18:31 PM4/26/08
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Here are extracts from Wikipedia Link:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminalia_arjuna

Terminalia arjuna is a medicinal plant of the genus Terminalia, widely praised & used by Ayurvedic physicians for its curative properties in organic/functional heart problems like angina, hypertension, deposits in arteries etc. According to Ayurvedic texts it also very useful in the treatment of any sort of pain due a fall, ecchymosis of all types, spermatorrhoea & sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhoea.Arjuna Bark (Terminallia arjuna) is thought to be beneficial for the heart. This has also been proved in a research by Dr.K.N.Udupa in Banaras Hindu University's Institute of Medical Sciences , Varanasi (India). In this research, they found that powdered extract of the above drug provided very good results to the people suffering from Coronary heart diseases.

Here are details & links from Indiantreepix Database:
Terminalia arjuna  Combretaceae Arjun or Arjan 13/4/07 in Kolkata- J.M.Garg
Trees of Delhi- flowers in late April, lasting through most of May. Beautiful Trees & Shrubs of Kolkata by Chakraverty & Jain - flowers from summer to early monsoon (May-July) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminalia_arjuna Terminalia arjuna:Combrataceae - indiantreepix | Google Groups Arjun (Terminalia arjuna) - indiantreepix | Google Groups a picture for you - tree and flower of id pls - indiantreepix | Google Groups

 
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