Elaeocarpus is a genus of tropical and subtropical evergreen trees and shrubs. The seeds of Elaeocarpus ganitrus are used to make rudraksha, a type of. Elaeocarpus sphaericus (rudraksha), belonging to the family Elaeocarpeaceae is popular in indigenous system of medicine including Ayurveda, Siddha and. The genus, Elaeocarpus, is believed to have more than sps. It is distributed from Madagascar in the west, to India, SE Asia, Malaysia, south China, Japan.

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Delayed fruiting, poor seed viability less than 3 months and erratic seed-germination rates impede mass propagation via seeds Bhuyan et al. In vitro clonal propagation of mature eucalyptus F 1 elaeofarpus Eucalyptus tereticornis SM.

Further observations with Elaeocarpus ganitrus on normal and hypodynamic hearts.

According to another religious text Shiva Mahapuran, Parvati the divine consort of Lord Shiva asked him the origin of Rudraksha. I saw this tree for the first time at Dehradun. People sphaericua from anxiety are advised to keep a five-mukhi five-faced E. I had never seed flowers’ pictures before now thru your efforts and eyes will get to see the seeds.

Elaeocarpus sphaericus – efloraofindia

Thanks for the id. The fruits are borne in the month of June and gradually ripen over a period of time extending from August to October Khan et al. Can you tell me where to look to find out why the tree sphaerkcus called “Eyes of Elaelcarpus Shiva”? A strong need is felt to screen the different chemo-types elaeoocarpus Rudraksha growing at different phytogeographical locations.


Thank you for your help. Elaeocarpus sphaericus tree holds immense importance in the Hindu religion. Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Similar Articles in this Journal. The flesh or pulp of drupe has been reported to cure epilepsy and mental illness Satyavati et al. An evaluation of the antidiabetic effects of Elaeocarpus ganitrus in experimental animals.

Elaeocarpus sphaericus: A Tree with Curative Powers: an Overview

Regeneration status and population structure of Rudraksh Elaeocarpus ganitrus in relation to cultural disturbances in tropical wet evergreen forest of Arunachal Pradesh. I’d be very interested to find out the etymology of a name like Rudraksha A few teardrops fell to the ground and from these tears, the Rudraksha tree was born.

Besides, about species of Elaeocarpus elaeeocarpus indigenous to the subcontinent of which Elaeocarpus sphaericus is one of the medicinally and commercially valuable species.

Want of suitable and established agro-techniques to promote propagation of E. Elaeocarpus aberrans Elaeocarpus acmosepalus Elaeocarpus acrantherus Elaeocarpus acuminatus — India.

Here is list of online documents. Hope this will be useful? Nursery technique of local tree species-II. Anticonvulsant activity ekaeocarpus the mixed fatty acids of the Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb.

Here I have attached some pictures to share with you all. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Shade conditions are necessary to provide an ambient micro-environment optimal for seed germination since the gestation period may vary a minimum of 45 days to over an year. Leaves are glabrous, slightly crenate, and turn red before falling. Location- chandigarh habit- medium sized Tree habitat- shot at a garden temperature- 15 degree C pshaericus fruits- still raw almost 1inch across, round taste like sphhaericus of the raw Terminalia bellirica fruit.


The fruit includes five or six carpels, each carpel having a single large seed.

Elaeocarpus sphaericus

Unscientific practices of bead collection have caused a drastic decline of the seed reservoir in the soil, hence hampering natural species regeneration Bhuyan et al. Tired of keeping his elaeocarpks closed for so long, Shiva opened them. An Illustrated Dictionary edited by C. Type species Elaeocarpus serratus L. Elaeocarpus sphaericuscommonly known as Rudraksha, is an evergreen elaeocrpus occupying several regions of central and north- east India.

That was in It is related to hindu mythology. Scientific appraisal of rudraksha Elaeocarpus ganitrus: Micropropagation of newly produced F1 hybrid of Eucalyptus E.

So it basically means, eyes of lord Shiva. Lord Shiva closed his eyes and meditated for some time.

You can enrich Rudraksh through Traditional Allelopathic Knowledge.