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Zenthoxylum

  • English Name : Prickly ash
  • Local Name (Nepali Name)) : Timur
  • BotanicalName : Zanthoxylum armatum
  • Family Name : Rutaceae
  • Season : May
  • Parts Used : Seed and bark

Description

The use of non timber forest products in tropical forest management is currently receiving greater attention. Zanthoxylum armatum, also called winged prickly ash, is a species of plant in the Rutaceae family. It is an aromatic, deciduous, spiny shrub growing to 3.5 meters in height.

Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Appearance : Liquid
  • Aroma : Characteristic
  • Flash Point : 53°C
  • Specific Gravity : 0.8750 at 25°C
  • Refractive Index : 1.469 at 25°C
  • Relative Index :
  • Ester Value : 25.7
  • Ester Value after Acetylation : 110 to 224
  • Optical Rotation : 8.67 at 25°C
  • Acid Number : 0.5 to 4.5
  • Total Alcohol :
  • Solubility : Soluble in ethyl alcohol
  • Soluble in water : Insoluble
  • Country of Origin : Nepal
  • Uses :
  • Packaging : 1 kg, 5 kg, 10 kg, 25 kg