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Indian Horse Chestnut
Scientific name of Indian Horse Chestnut: Aesculus indica
Name of Indian Horse Chestnut in different languages
English: Himalayan horse chestnut
Malayalam : Akshodam
Hindi: Kanor, Bankhor
it is a tall tree, smaller tree than common Horse chestnut, the average height of this tree is 22 m, it is a deciduous tree with a good vegetation, commonly found in Himalaya regions of India. The leaves are large, opposite, digitate, glossy, laceolate ( Boat shaped),margin entire and venation pinnate, it forms a umbel shaped at the branch apex, the flowers are found in a long stack about 40 cm long and bearing about 300 flowers, occur in between May and June, the fruits are spiny, seeds are brown and hard.
Useful part of the tree;
Saponins, aesculin (Toxin)
To treat skin diseases, colic, rheumatism, whooping-cough and headaches.
Astringent, acrid and narcotic.