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Timur, Timmur, Timbur (Z. alatum)
Timbur is the seed of the following flowering plant. It is used to make 'hot pickle paste' locally known as 'aachar':
- Zanthoxylum rhetsa
|Timbur also known as Nepalese Sichuan pepper (timur [तिम्बुर])|
A moderate sized armed tree grows up to 35 meters in height. Leaves compound, imparipinnate and crowded at the end of branches. Leaflets ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, glabrous and scenty. Flowers yellowish green, small, in terminal panicles. Fruits small globose, fragrant berries contain single seed.
Plant pacifies vitiated vata, kapha, asthma, bronchitis, cardiac ailments, stomatitis, pyorrhea, hemorrhoids, diarrhea, arthritis, boils, ulcers, poison, and traumatic eye injury.
Useful part : Bark, Leaves, Seeds.