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Scientific name of Blackboard tree: Alstonia scholaris (Linn.)
Name of Blackboard tree in different languages:-
English: Devils tree, Ditabark, Milkwood pine and White cheese wood.
Sanscrit: Ikshu, Rasalah, Bahurasa, Kandekshu, Kantara Ikshubheda
Malayalam: Ezhilampala, Yakshipala, Daivam Pala, Pala (ഏഴിലംപാല, യക്ഷിപ്പാല, ദൈവപ്പാല, പാല)
Devils tree is an evergreen forest tree up to 700 m. altitude, grows up to 40 m tall, its mature bark is grayish green, the upper side of the leaves are glossy. Leaves arranged in a round manner commonly found seven leaves. Flowers are small and whitish in color with a fragrance blossoming in October; Seeds are oblong, with 1.5 to 2 cm. The bark is almost odorless and very bitter and with a milky sap.
Useful plant parts:
In the treatment of Cancers , (Link-Reff: http://ict.sagepub.com/content/9/3/261.short), malaria, Ulcer, fits, indigestion, fever, to treat Tridosha
Antioxidant, febrifuge, vulneray, anti choleric.
How to prepare medicines:
Black board tree is used as an ingredient in the Ayurveda medicine like:-
Mahal panchgaya Gritham