English :Dwraf date palm
Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Species :humilis Royle
Habit :Profuse small tree
Parts Used :Root, fruit and stem pith
Mode of Preparation :The fruit is used as food stuff. Pith is extracted. Fruit is edible, leaf used in making hand fan, dinning table mat, etc.
Mode of use :Fresh & Pith extract
Ingredients :Plant contents galactose and galacturonic acid.
Ailment Treated:Fruits are sweet and edible, pith from the upper portion of stem eaten. Roots and pith of young stems are used as aperients.
Source:Wild/cultivated as ornamentals.