करभञ्जिका - Holoptelia integrifolia

 

Name - करञ्जी

Botanical name - Holoptelia integrifolia

Description - Large deciduous tree; bark grey, scaly. Leaves elliptic-ovate, entire. Flowers greenish-yellow to brownish, in fasciculate racemes. Fruit a samara

Chemical Constituents- Stem bark contains friedelin, friedelin-3-Beta-ol. Heart-wood contains beta-sitosterol, hederagenin. Leaves contain hexacosanol, octacosanol, beta-sitosterol, beta-amyrin.

Use - Seeds contain yellow fatty oil.

Medicinal plants of India ; Ayurveda

01 September 2013

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