Bael, Bengal quince, Indian bael, Wood apple, Matoom.... more
Aegle marmelos - seeds
Bael, Bengal quince, Indian bael, Wood apple, Matoom. The fruits taste like marmelade, and smell like roses. The offering of bael leaves is a compulsory ritual of the worship of Lord Shiva in the hills. This importance seems largely due to its medicinal properties. All parts of this tree, root, leaf, trunk, fruit and seed, are used for curing one human ailment or another. Plant seeds as soon as received using well draining soil mixture, keep damp, warm and in bright light.