चित्रकः - Pterospermum acerifolium


Name - मुचुकुन्दः

Botanical name - Pterospermum acerifolium

Description - Large trees with ash coloured smooth bark. Leaves variable in size and shape, cordate, sometimes peltate, whitish-tomentose beneath. Flowers white, axillary, solitary or in pairs. Capsule oblong, 5-angled, dark brown, woody

Chemical Constituents- Flowers contain kaempferol. Seeds contain amines, sugars, yields yellow oil.

Use - Flowers used in inflammations, ulcers, tumours and leprosy

Medicinal plants of India ; Ayurveda

01 September 2013

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