Glycosmis pentaphylla
(Retz.) DC.
Synonym G. arborea (Roxb.)
A.
DC.
G. cochinchinensis Gamble.
Limonia pentaphylla Retz.
Family Rutaceae.
Habitat Peninsular India and Andaman Islands. Cultivated in gardens.

Ayurvedic Vana-nimbuukaa, Ashwa-shaakhota.
Siddha/Tamil Konji, Amam,
Kula-pannai.
Folk Bana-Nimbu, Paanal (Kerala).
Action Plant—bechic, antianaemic, antirheumatic. Root— anti-inflammatory. Leaf—used in Jaundice and liver disorders, eczema and other skin affections. Leaf and root—vermifuge, febrifuge. A paste of the wood is applied externally to pimples.
Leaf extract from a Sri Lankan plant yielded the alkaloids arborine, skimmianine and arborinine. The steam distillate of leaves showed significant antifungal activity.
Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn.
Family
Papilionaceae; Fabaceae. Habitat Native to the Mediterranean regions. Now grown in Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and South India.
English Licorice, Liquorice.
Ayurvedic Yashtimadhu, Madhuyashtyaahvaa, Madhuli, Madhuyashtikaa, Atirasaa, Madhurasaa, Madhuka, Yastikaahva, Yashtyaahva, Yashti, Yashtika, Yashtimadhuka. Klitaka (also equated with Indigofera tinctoria). (Klitaka and Klitanakam were considered as aquatic varieties of Yashtimadhu.)
Unani Asl-us-soos, Mulethi. Rubb-us-soos (extract).

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Siddha/Tamil Athimathuram.

290 Gmelina arborea Roxb.

Action Demulcent, expectorant,
antiallergic, anti-inflammatory,
spasmolytic, mild laxative, anti stress antidepressive, antiulcer,
liver protective, estrogenic, em menagogue antidiabetic. Used in

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