Medicinal Parts: The medicinal parts are the unripe fruit, the root, leaves, and branches.
Flower and Fruit: The plant has greenish-white flowers. The yellow fruit is globular or ovoid, with a hard shell. The fruit is divided internally like an orange. The flesh is reddish, with numerous seeds covered in a layer of latex.
Characteristics: The taste is mucilaginous and slightly sour.
Habitat: This plant is native to India but has spread over wide areas of southeast Asia.
Other Names: Bel, Bengal Quince, Indian Bael
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