Myrobalan

Las frutas verdes del haritaki se utilizan como medicina herbaria en varias partes del mundo

Terminalia chebula

Sinónimos:
He Zi, Terminalia, Haritaki, Harde,
Myrobalan (Wikipedia)

The common name myrobalan can refer to several unrelated fruit-bearing plant species:

In the genus Terminalia:

  • Beleric Myrobalan (Terminalia bellirica), also called Bibhitaki and Belliric myrobalans
  • Black Myrobalan (Terminalia chebula), also called Haritaki and Chebulic myrobalans.
Myrobalan (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • myrobalun, myrobolan, myrobolane [17th c.]

Etymology

From Middle French mirabolan, and its source, Latin myrobalanum (ben nut), from Hellenistic Ancient Greek μυροβάλανος (murobálanos), from μύρον (múron) + βάλανος (bálanos, acorn; date).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /mʌɪˈɹɒbələn/
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