Sanskrit: Hapusha, Matsyagandha
Hindi: Aaraar, Abhal , Haubera
Malayalam: Hapusha- ഹപുഷ
It is a shrub or small tree, coniferous shape, evergreen, and grows up to 10 m tall. The leaves are green needle-like shaped, in whorls of three; It is a dioecious plant. The seed cones are berry-like, globose, 4 to 12 mm diameter, green turn purple-black when ripe
Useful plant parts: Fruits, seeds
Medicinal uses: To treat malabsorption syndrome, Gum bleeding
β-pinene, thujene, alpha-pinene, sabinene, alpha-terpinene, biflavones, cupressuflavone, tannins, haemagglutinin, amentoflavone, hinokiflavone, isocryptomerin and sciadopitysin.
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