Glass specimen jar containing bael fruit (aegle marme..), from India, 1871-1940.
Bael fruits contains tannin and are used to treat dysentery and diarrhoea. Tannin also causes soft tissues to harden and helps protect the skin from scratches and bruises. The plant is native to India and grown across Asia.
- Materia Medica & Pharmacology
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- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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