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Broken bone Plant
Scientific name of Broken bone plant: Steriospermum suaveolens
Name of Broken bone plant in different languages:-
English: Indian Padiry tree
Sanskrit: Aralu, Shyonaka, Dunduka
Hindi: Padaly- पाटलिः
Malayalam: Vellappathiri- വെള്ളപ്പാതിരി, Pathiry-പാതിരി
Broken bone plant is a deciduous medium-sized tree grows up to 12 m tall; the bark is light brown or dark with corky lenticels. leaves are bi-pinnately arranged and very large, and about 90-180 cm. The leaflets are 2 to 4 pairs, ovate or elliptic, and glabrous. The flowers are reddish purple outside, pale pinkish yellow inside, fruits are flat capsules, length up to 1, tapered at both ends, woody, seeds very many, flat, white-winged, which is helpful to fly in the wind to get germinate.
Useful plant parts:
The roots, leaves, fruit, and seeds.
Naphthoquinone lapachol, sitosterol, lapachol, glycoside scutellarein
To treat Vata, Kapha, cardiac disorders, inflammations, dropsy, hiccough, cough, asthma, bronchitis, anorexia, diarrhea, dysentery, gout, vomiting, sprain, wounds, stomachic, and flatulence.