Unani Name

Bel / Bil / Belgiri / Bael / Safarjal Hindi / Qas-e-Hindi

Common Name

Indian bael/ Shull / Ball / Tull /Nall

Temperament of the Drug

(Cold 2° and Wet 2°) or (Cold 2° and Dry 3°)

Scientific Name/ Botanical Name

Aegle marmelos Correa ex Roxb.

Parts used

Fruit, Epicarp of fruit and Bark

Actions/ Therapeutic Uses

Mucilaginous (glutinous), Astringent, Anti-constipative, Haemostatic, Stomach tonic, Antidysenteric, Antidiabetic, Brain and Cardiac tonic. The bark is regarded as antipyretic and cooling agent. It is useful in chronic dysentery, habitual constipation, dysentery and several relevant digestive tract disorders like dyspepsia, flatulence and chronic diarrhoea with or without fever. Also used in cholera epidemics and for the treatment of piles.

Important Formulations

Murraba Bel, Murabba Belgari, Ma'joon Bawaasir, Sharbat-e- Bel Giri.


2-3 gms. (In powdered form), 3-5 gms. (in infusion form)




  • PUBLISHED DATE : Dec 08, 2015
  • PUBLISHED BY : Zahid
  • CREATED / VALIDATED BY : Dr. Mahtab Alam Khan
  • LAST UPDATED ON : Feb 02, 2016


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