Latin Name

Melia azedarach

English Name

Bead tree

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

Root, Bark and Seed
(मूल, त्वक्, बीज,)

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Pitta

Properties and Uses

It has mild laxative action and is commonly used herb in the treatment of piles. It is found to be effective in round worm infestation. Bark and leaves due to its astringent nature are used for external application in localized swellings, wounds and ulcers. It is useful in respiratory conditions due to its mucolytic action. Used in the treatment of remittent fevers.

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