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Botanical Name Madhuca indica
Family Sapotaceae
Origin India
Description Madhook is a medium-sized to large deciduous tree, growing up to 30 meters in height. The bark is smooth, grey-brown, and mottled. The leaves are lance-shaped, smooth, and shiny. The flowers are white to pale yellow in color and are sweetly scented. The fruit is round, about 2 cm in diameter, and contains a single seed.
Parts Used The bark, leaves, flowers, and seeds are used in traditional medicine.
Dose The dose of Madhook depends on the form in which it is consumed and the condition being treated. It is best to consult a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner for the correct dosage.