Latin Name

Albizzia lebbeck

English Name

Lebbek Tree, Flea tree

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

Bark, Seed, Leaves, Flowers
(त्वक्, बीज, पत्र,, पुष्प)

Effect on Dosha

Balances all three doshas.

Properties and Uses

Its external application is used in localized swellings, ulcers and skin disorders. Bark decoction is used for bleeding gums. It is popularly used as an anti-dote for poisoning. It is used in respiratory disorders like sinusitis, asthma. It is used for nasal inhalation in chronic sinusitis. It has emetic action when given in higher dosage.

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