Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa

Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics

Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa is aslo known as Crataeva marmelos Linn., belongs to Rutaceae, family.
The Arabic Names for this herb are Bel, Qas-i-Hindi.
The English Name for this herb is Bael Fruit.
The Urdu Names for this herb are Bel, Bel phal, Belgiri, Kathori.

Pharmacological Actions

The pharmacological Actions of Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa are Alterative, Anti-constipative, Anti-diabetic, Anti-dysenteric, Anti-pyretic, Aphrodisiac, Astringent, Brain Tonic, Cardiac Tonic, Cooling, Haemostatic, Laxative, Mucilaginous, Nutritive, Stimulant, Stomach Tonic.


  • Anti-asthmatic

  • Flower:
  • Alexipharmic

  • Ripe Fruit:
  • Alterative
  • Anti-pyretic
  • Anti-viral
  • Aromatic
  • Cooling
  • Demulcent
  • Febrifuge
  • Laxative
  • Nutritive
  • Stimulant
  • Stomachic

  • Root Bark:
  • Febrifuge

  • Seed(Oil):
  • Anti-bacterial

  • Indications

    The Indications of Leaves of Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa are Eye Affections, Ophthalmia, Asthma, Ascites.

    The Indications of Epicarp of Fruit of Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa are Fever, Colic, Biliousness, Flatulence, Chronic Diarrhoea, Haemorrhages.

    The Indications of Ripe Fruit of Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa are Fever, Scurvy, Tuberculosis, General Debility, Dyspepsia, Diarrhoea, Catarrhal Affections, Aphthae, Flatulence Colic, Habitual Constipation, Liver Troubles, Rectum Inflammation, Amoebic Dysentery.

    The Indications of Root Bark of Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa are Palpitation, Melancholia, Intermittent Fever, Hypochondriasis.

    The Indication of Unripe fruit of Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa is Intestinal Parasites.

    No Contra Indication information is available for Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa.


    The Temperaments of Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa are 3rd Order Dry, 2nd order, dry, 2nd order, cold and moist, 2nd order, cold, 1st order, warm.

    Available Brands

    BrandManufacturer/Mnf. Representative
    ENTOBANHerbion Pakistan Pvt Ltd.

    Compound Preparations

    Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa is used in the preparation of Murabba Belgari, Murraba Bael, Sherbet Bael Giri compounds.


    Whole HerbN/A
    Fruit24.000g - 48.000gN/A

    Herb's Description

    Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa is a tree, 20-25 ft long, and 3-4 ft girth, is annual, errect, and branched, which blooms from may to july
    Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa's Ripe Fruit, globose, grey or yellowish white in color, size is usually 2-4 inches in diameter. The fruit ripens by December. It has a smooth hard aromatic rind with sweet, orange colored, thick, mucilaginous pulp.
    Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa's Flower, greenish white in color. Fragrant flowers.
    Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa's Leaves, 3-foliate. Aromatic.
    Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa's Seeds, oblong. Numerous, compressed, and found embeded in pulp.

    Taste Odor & Occurrence

    Occurence: It occurs in Sub-Himalayan Tract.. It thrives in a fairly rich well-drained soil.
    Odor: The odor of Ripe Fruit of Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa is Aromatic
    Ripe Fruit: sweet

    Unripe fruit: Bitter


    No information regarding Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa's substitute is currently available.

    Active Constituents

    Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa's Active constituents:


    No information regarding Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa's antidot is currently available.

    Warning & Precautions

    Extensive use as single or in compound preparations may cause obstructions and may become a cause of piles/haemorrhoids. Normal doses or quantities are considered useful to create required acid-base balance in the body.When taken in execess, it often causes flatulence.


    Currently no Toxicity information is available for Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa. (work in progress)