अतिरुहा - Soymida febrifuga

 

Name - मांसरॊहिणी

Botanical name - Soymida febrifuga

Description - Large trees with rough bark exfoliating in large plates or scales. Leaves crowded at the ends of branches, paripinnate; leaflets 3 to 6, elliptic or oblong, entire. Flowers greenish- white, in large, terminal panicles. Capsule black, woody; seeds winged

Chemical Constituents- Plant contains lupeol, sitosterol, methyl angolenate. Bark contains tetranortriterpenoids, yields gum. Heart-wood contains febrifugin, naringenin, myricetin, dihydromyricetin. Wood and bark contains deoxyandirobin. Leaves contain quercetin, nitinoside

Use - Bark used in the treatment of diarrhoea, dysentery and fever and also as a general tonic; decoction used in gargles, vaginal infections, rheumatism swellings and as enemata.

Medicinal plants of India ; Ayurveda

01 September 2013

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