Aegle marmelos fruits



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Aegle marmelos flowers



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Aegle marmelos flower



Wild Himalayan Bael flowers

Ayurvedic medicinal uses :-

  • Research has found the essential oil of the Bael tree to be effective against 21 types of bacteria.
  • It is prescribed for smooth bowel movement to patients suffering from constipation and other gastrointestinal problems.
  • Unripe Bael fruit is effective in combating giardia and rotavirus.

Aegle marmelos flower and fruits



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The fruit is eaten fresh or dried. If fresh, the juice is strained and sweetened to make a drink similar to lemonade.

It can be made into sharbat or Bela pana  a refreshing drink made of the pulp with water, sugar, and lime juice.

Aegle marmelos flowers



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Common names :- BaelBengal quince, Golden apple, Stone apple, Wood apple, Bili.

Aegle marmelos flower



Wild Himalayan Bael flowers

Scientific classification

Kingdom:         Plantae

(unranked):      Angiosperms

(unranked):      Eudicots

(unranked):      Rosids

Order:  Sapindales

Family: Rutaceae

Subfamily:        Aurantioideae

Tribe:   Clauseneae

Genus: Aegle

Species:           A. marmelos

Binomial name : Aegle marmelos