Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Species :indica Linn.
Habit :Bulky canopy evergreen tree
Parts Used :Bark, Fruit and Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Unripe fruits are boiled for external use. Bark and leaves are boiled for consumption. Fruit is crushed for juice extract. Fruit is edible.
Mode of use :Decoction and Fresh
Ingredients :Bark contains tannin (10%).
Ailment Treated:Fruit decoction is anti-dandruff and prevents hair fall. Fruit juice is laxative & tonic. Decoction of bark and leaves is astringent.
Source:Grown wild in the hills. Not so common.