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Scientific name of Indian plum: Flacourtia Indica
Synonyms: F. ramontchi L Herit
Name of Indian plum in different languages:
English: Governor’s plum, Puneala plum
Hindi: Paniyala, Kancu
Bengali : Binja
Gujarat : Kankod
Kannada : Nakkeharagu
Kannada : Nakkeharagu
Punjabi : Kakoa
Tamil : Sattaikala
Telungu : Putikatadu
Malayalam: Vaiyyankata, Akhori - അഘോരി, Karimully - കരിമുള്ളി, ചെറുമുള്ളിക്കാച്ചെടി, രാമനോച്ചി, വയങ്കതുക്.
Useful plant parts:
Bark, Leaves, Fruit
Indian Plum is a small tree or large shrub, usually growing up to almost 3-5 m high. Leaves are red or pink in color when it is young. The bark is usually pale or gray and flaking. Flowers are unisexual or occasionally bisexual. Fruit are round, reddish to reddish-black or purple when it becomes ripe, fruits are appetizer and digestive.
Flacourtin, tannin, a phenolic glucoside ester, sucrose and proteins.
Indian plum or Governor's Plum is helpful to increase HB level in blood, The bark of the tree is useful in vitiated conditions of pitta, odontalgia, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, stomachic and debility of the extremities. The fruits useful in vitiated conditions of pitta and Kapha, rheumatism, nausea, dyspepsia, flatulence, colic, inflammations, skin diseases, diabetes, jaundice, and tumors, urinary disorder, poisonous bites, skin diseases, erysipelas, nephropathy, psychopathy, scabies, strangury, jaundice, gastropathy and splenomegaly
The fruits are sweet, sour, astringent, acrid, refrigerant, digestive, stomachic, alexipharmic, anti-inflammatory, depurative, urinary astringent and liver tonic. The bark and fruits are astringent, acrid, sour, refrigerant, stomachic and diaphoretic.
How to prepare medicines:
Ripe fruits are edible and can use to make jam and jelly, and also can make beverages with fruits
One of the ingredient in the Ayurveda medicine: