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Axle Wood Tree
The scientific name of Axle Wood Tree: Anogeissus Latifolia Wall.
Name of Axle Wood Tree in different languages:-
Hindi: Dhau, Dhoy, धौरा Dhaura
Sanskrit: Dhyama, Baka, धव Dhava, द्रिढ़तरु Dridhataru
Malayalam: Malakanjiram, Vellanava, Mazuhkanjiram
Tamil: Namai, vel-naga-maram, Nakam, Vakkali
It is a medium-sized tree, grow to 20 m tall.Trunk straight, Bark is smooth, dark gray. Branches drooping.The leaves are arranged oppositely, simple, margin entire, with grayish-yellow hairs below. flowers are Stalkless, borne in dense, spherical heads on stalks in leaf apex or at the branch ends. Flowers are small, pale yellow.
Useful plant parts:
Wood, Bark and gum (Ghatti or Indian gum).
To treat tooth-ache, dysuria, diarrhea, cold, cough, spleen enlargement, cholera, piles, urinary disorders, poisonous bites (scorpion sting and snake bite)
Flavonoid,tannin, glycosides alanine, ellagic acid, quercetin, myricetin, trimethyl ellagic acid.
Anti-microbial, Antibacterial Antifungal.