Botanical Name: Caesalpinia mimosoides Lam

Family: Caesalpiniaceae

 

 Introduction:

It is used adulterant as C. sappan. It is useful in ulcers.

 

Names in different Indian languages

 

English

 

Hindi

 

Kannada

 

Malayalam

Komullu,kalthottavadi,theemullu

Sanskrit

 

Tamil

pananjimullu

Telugu

 

Unani

 

Folk

 

 

 

 

 

Synonyms

 

 

Classification according to Charaka, Susrutha & Vagbhata

 

Charaka

 

Susrutha

 

Vagbhata

 

 

          
        

  

 

Varieties & adulterants - (CV – controversy, AD – adulterants) 

 

 

 


Morphology

 

It is sub shrub, spines are present

Leaves – compound, leaflets are small resembles mimosa pudica

Flower – yellow.

Fruit – woody pod

 


Distribution & Habitat

India and Malaysia

 

 

Medicinal plants of India ; Ayurveda

01 September 2013

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