Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Anacardiaceae
Genus : Lannea
Species : coromandelica (Hour.) Merr.
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : Jhingan
Manipuri Name : Aman
Other Details
Habit : Medium size tree
Parts Use : Bark, Fruit and Leaf
Preparation : Leaf crushed for decoction. Fruit crushed with water for juice.
Mode of use : Decoction and Fresh
Ingredients : Hydrolysis, l-arabinose, d-galactose and a complex monobasic acid, the bar contain C – 8% phlobatannin and may be used for tannin and dyeing purposes.
Ailment Treated : Hot fomented leaf is applied in muscular sprain. Bark is astringent and used as lotion in ulcer, eye-sores and stimulant in gout. Leaf decoction is used in apathy of mouth, tooth ache, inflammations and elephantiasis. Fruit juice is used as emetic.
Source : Wild near the foothills and low altitude hills; non- marketable.