Potential Applications of Mahua (Madhuca indica) Biomass

  title={Potential Applications of Mahua (Madhuca indica) Biomass},
  author={Aditi Gupta and Rohit Chaudhary and Sudhanshu Sharma},
  journal={Waste and Biomass Valorization},
The genus Madhuca, belonging to the family of Sapotaceae, is a multipurpose tree with its species, Madhuca latifolia, M. longifolia and M. butyracea being the most prevalent. The tree is economically important because of widespread uses of almost its every part. The present paper reviews information about ecology, distribution, species of mahua, different parts and their uses focusing on flowers, oil and seed cake. Flowers are used for the treatment of skin diseases, preparation of intoxicating… CONTINUE READING