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Scientific name of Ceylon oak: Schleichera oleosa
Name of Ceylon oak in different languages:-
English names: Lac tree, Gum lac tree
Sanscrit: mukulaka, raktamra, lakshavriksha, koshamra
Hindi: Kusum( कुसुम )
Malayalam: Poovam പൂവം, പൂവണം Poovanam
Tamil: கும்பாதிரி Kumpatiri
Ceylon oak-Schleichera oleosa is a large deciduous tree,(Some time evergreen tree) grows to the height of 45 m. tall, The leaves are green, pinnate, with each leaf having 2 to 4 leaflets, young leaves are bright red turn green when ripe. The flowers are tiny, found as yellow clusters. The fruit is a plum, small, ovoid size up to 3 cm long, seeds are 1.5 cm long, smooth and brown, ellipsoid contain oil.
Useful plant parts:
To treat skin problems like acne, itching, and burn. It is also used as a massage oil to relieve rheumatism pain.
Oleic acid, Gadoleic acid, Fatty acids, myristic acid, Palmitic acid, Palmititoleic acid, linolenic acid, Behenic acid, Erucic acid, Lignoceic acid and Arachidic acid