Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Species :acidum Retz.
Habit :Bushy shrub
Parts Used :Leaf and Seed
Mode of Preparation :Fresh leaves crushed in water for decoction. Fresh leafy tender shoot used for curry or soup preparation. Leaf and tender shoot occasionally cooked and eaten.
Mode of use :Decoction
Ingredients :b-sitosterol isolated from trunk.
Ailment Treated:Decoction of the leaves is given in bile complaints. Seeds yield a fatty oil.
Source:Grown wildly in the hilly areas.