तूलिनी - Bombax malabaricum


Name - शाल्मलिः

Botanical name - Bombax malabaricum

Description - This consists of the gum of Bombax malabaricum DC. of the Bombacaceae. The tree is also known as Salmalia malabarica Schoot & Endl.

Chemical Constituents- It contains catechutanic acid

Use - The drug is astringent, haemostatic and tonic. It is used in the treatment of dysentery, diarrhoea and menorrhagia..

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