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Scientific name of Ebony: Diospyros ebenum
Names in different languages:-
English: Black Sapote, Indian Ebony, Ceylon Ebony, East Indian Ebony, Persimmon Ebony
Tamil: Vellathovarai, Thumbi, Karai
Malayalam: Karimaram, Katupanachi, Vayari and Karu
It is found in the forests of Kerala, Tamilnadu, Karnataka areas; it is a large evergreen trees, grow to 15 m high, the bark is rough, black or grey-black, leaves are simple, alternately arranged, petiole 0.4 to 0.8 cm long, glabrous, elliptic or oblong, apex acuminate, obtuse. flowers solitary, very shortly peduncled, larger than the male ones.The fruits are berries, globose, size 2 cm across; seeds 3-8, calyx persistent and hard.
Useful plant parts:
Heartwood, wood oil, Unripe fruit, leaf, fruit, bark
To treat the snake bite, diarrhea, biliousness, ulcer, epistaxis, burns, scabies.
Lupeol, Betulin, Betulinic acid, Ursolic acid, Bauerenol, β-sitiosterol, Stigmasterol etc.
Carminative, astringent, laxative, aphrodisiac and anti anaemic