artocarpus heterophyllus

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Largest fruit in the world... can weigh up to 80 lbs! It looks looks like a giant dinosaur egg with short, thorny spines on it, up to 3 ft long! (1m) The orange flesh is sweet and tart, like a cross between a mango and peach. High in fiber. Seeds edible also. Actually related to mulberries somehow. High in vitamin C for virus and bacteria protection, white blood cell support, rich in phytonutrients, lignans, isoflavones and saponins which have anti-cancer and anti-aging properties. Anti-ulcer properties, helps constipation, cleaning colon. Used for healthy eyes,(macular degeneration, night blindness), skin, energy, heart support, blood pressure, asthma, bones, osteoporosis, anemia, thyroid, hormone production. Used as meat replacement (main course) by many.
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An average of 52 trees/shrubs per banana plot belonging to 40 species dominated by Artocarpus heterophyllus, Ficus natalensis, Albizia coriaria and Mangifera indica were observed.
Propagation of flood tolerant jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus by in vitro culture.
Leguminous and non-leguminous forage species used for the experiment Family Common name Botanical name Rhizophoraceae Dawata Carallia integerrima Euphorbiaceae Kebella Aporosa lindeliyana Boraginaceae Imbul Ceiba perntandra Moraceae Jak fruit Artocarpus heterophyllus Leguminoseae Ipil ipil Leucaena leucocephala Leguminoseae Glirizidia Gliricidia sepium Table 2.
Like for example, both groups used boiled leaves of Annona muricata, Persea americana, Mangifera indica, Artocarpus heterophyllus, and bark of Chrysophyllum cainito to treat diarrhea.
The eight plant species were Alternanthera philoxeroides, Aponogeton echinatus, Colocasia esculenta, Pithecollobium dulce, Artocarpus heterophyllus, Musa balbisiana, Nelumbo nucifera, and Nymphaea pubescens.
ADF-bound N is unavailable for degradation as observed in the case of Artocarpus heterophyllus (Das and Ghosh, 2007).
6 Upa' panto' Eugeissonia utilis 6 Engkala Litsea garciae 5 Buah asam Mangifera decandra 5 Rembai Baccaurea motleyana 4 Tubo' [Bamboo shoots] 4 Karet/getah Harvea braziliensis 3 * Kayo' engkelong Shorea quadrinervis 3 Daun koko Theobroma cacao 3 Asam pauh Mangifera petandra 2 Nangka Artocarpus heterophyllus 2 Buah rungan Carica papaya 2 * Tucung kecala' Etlingera elatior 2 * Daun sabong Gnetum gnemon 2 Petai Parkia speciosa 2 * Wi [various species of rattan].
Artocarpus heterophyllus was used by the Kaviraj for treatment of vomiting, low semen density, frequent passing of stool, less frequency of urination and hydrocele, and in combination with Piper betle and Zingiber officinale for treatment of headache.