Mahuda Seed Cracker

Rishabh Jain, Hard Matarkar, Kuldip Koriya


Introduction

The Mahua tree is a widely found tree in the central and northern part of India. Its flowers and fruits are

used for various purposes. The flowers are used to produce alcohol and also used for its medicinal

properties for getting relief from cough/cold and joint pain when used for massage. The seeds inside

the fruit are used to extract oil which is mainly used for cooking purposes. Mahua tree

  • 35‐40ft high

  • 25‐30ft in span

  • Flowers are harvested in the month of March

  • Seeds mature in the period of May‐June

Flower:

  • succulent in nature.

  • Dried before using it to make alcohol

  • Brown in colour after dried


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