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Botanical Name Alangium salvifolium
Family Alangiaceae
Origin The exact origin of Ajwain is not known, but it has been used for medicinal and culinary purposes for centuries.
Description Ankola is a deciduous tree that can grow up to 12 meters in height. The leaves are simple, oblong-ovate in shape, and have a smooth surface. The flowers are small, yellowish-white, and appear in clusters. The fruits are spherical, fleshy, and turn red when ripe.
Parts Used Bark, leaves, and seeds
Dose The dose of Ankola depends on the form in which it is consumed and the purpose for which it is being used. It is recommended to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner for proper dosage instructions.