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Five-leaved chaste Tree
Scientific name of Five-leaved chaste tree: Vitex negundo
Name of Five-leaved chaste tree in different languages:-
Sanskrit: Nirgundi, Sinduvara, Indrani
Malayalam: Nochi നൊച്ചി Indrani - ഇന്ദ്രാണി, Sindhuka - സിന്ധുക.
It is a small tree or erect shrub grow up to 8 m tall, leaves are purplish- green, slender leaves are purple, five lanceolate leaflets, up to 10 cm long, margin toothed and the bottom surface is hairy. Flowers are numerous, borne in panicles up to 20 cm in length, white to blue in color. The fruits are drupe, oblong-ovate, 4 mm diameter. When it ripen color change to purple or black.
Useful plant parts:
Root bark, leaf
Analgesic, it is used to treat rheumatic diseases, pain, swelling etc.
Casticin, isoorientin, luteolin, p–hydroxybenzoic acid, chrysophenol D etc.
Five-leaved chaste tree is the one of the ingredient in the Ayurveda medicines like-