Arabic Name : Baleej
Bengali Name : Bayada, Baheda
English Name : Belleric Myrobalan
German Name : Belerische Myrobalane
Gujarati Name : Veheda, Beda
Hindi Name : Bahera, Baheda
Kannada Name : Tarekai, Tode
Kashmiri Name : Babelo, Balali
Latin name : Terminalia belerica Roxb.
Marathi Name : Behda, Behada, Bahela
Persian Name : Balelaj
Punjabi Name : Bahera, Bayrah
Sanskrit Name : Bibhitaki, Vibhitaki, Karshaphala, Kalidruma
Urdu Name : Bahera, Balela
Description : The fruit possesses myocardial depressive activity. It is anthelmintic, antibacterial, antiseptic, astringent, digestive, expectorant, laxative, lithotriptic, rejuvenative, stomachic and tonic. It is used in coughs, bronchitis, sore throat and hoarseness. Its pulp is used in oedema, piles and diarrhoea. It is also useful in biliousness, leprosy, fever, hair care and weakness of eyesight.
Recommended Dosage : 3 to 6 g powder of dried ripe fruit.
Contraindication : The fruit has no known warnings or contraindications.