English :Big nay
Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Species :bunius Spreng.
Habit :Big tree
Parts Used :Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Fruits are used for jams and jelly and in the praparation of a wine. Fresh leaf crushed with water for extract.
Mode of use :Decoction, Fresh
Ingredients :Plant contains b-sitosterol and triterpenes.
Ailment Treated:Leaves are acidic, edible and diaphorectic. Woods yield pulp for cardboard. Bark is poisonous. Leaf extract is used in syphilis. Leaves are antidote to snake poison.
Source:Wild, common in the hill areas.