Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Anacardiaceae
Genus : Spondias
Species : pinnata (Linn.f.) Kurz
Common Name
English Name : Wild mango
Hindi Name : Amara
Manipuri Name : Heining
Other Details
Habit : Handsome deciduous tree
Parts Use : Bark,Root, Fruit & Leaf
Preparation : Bark boiled for decoction. Leaf is roasted into fire for local application. Fruit is edible both ripe & unripe. Bark crushed with water for juice. Pickles highly preferred & demanding.
Mode of use : Decoction, Local Application
Ingredients : Fruits are rich in vitamin A, C, Calcium, Iron and Phosphorus. b-amyrin and oeanolic acid from fruits. Lignoceric acid, b-sitosterol and its gluco
Ailment Treated : Bark extract is taken against dysentery and diarrhoea. Bark extract is given in gonorrhoea. Hot fomented leaf is applied against muscular sprain and back-ache. Fruit pulp is dyspepsia. Roots are useful in regulating menstruation. Unripe fruits are sour, thermogenic, appetizer and aphrodisiac. Ripe fruits are sweet, astringent, emollient, constipating and antiscorbutic.
Source : Wild and commonly grown in the valley areas. Now the population has been declined to a great extend.