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Botanical Name Capparis decidua
Family Capparaceae
Origin Karir is native to the Indian subcontinent.
Description Karir is a small deciduous tree that can grow up to 5 meters tall. It has a crooked trunk with spreading branches and sharp spines. The leaves are simple, alternate and ovate to lanceolate in shape. The flowers are small and white or pinkish in color, and are borne in clusters. The fruits are ovoid berries that are green when unripe and turn yellow when mature.
Parts Used The bark, leaves, and fruit of Karir are used in traditional medicine.
Dose The dose of Karir depends on the form of the preparation and the condition being treated. It is recommended to consult with an Ayurvedic practitioner for proper dosage.