Categories of Ayurveda Medicines
Different categories of Ayurvedic medicines used in Ayurveda treatments...
Types of Ayurvedic Treatments
Different types of Ayurvedic treatment for different types of illness like...
Ayurveda colleges & Research Centers
List of Indian Ayurveda college and University Research centers ...
Indian Ayurveda Resorts & Treatments
List of Indian Ayurveda Resorts and Treatment centers in India....
Important Ayurveda Books
List of important Ayurvedic books and its authors name, to get vast knowledge ...
Scientific name of Kadam tree: Adina cordifolia / Anthocephalus chinensis Lam.
Name of Kadam tree in different languages:
English:Yellowwood, Kadam tree
Sanskrit: Haridruka, Pitadaru, Kadambak, Dhulikadamb, Pitkashtha, Pitaksupushpa, Suravha, Pitakadrum, Shriman.
Hindi: Kadam, Kadamba, Haldu
Malayalam: Manjakadambu മഞ്ഞക്കടമ്പ്, Kadamba.
Kadam-Adina Cordifolia is a deciduous medium-sized tree, wide spreading, grows up to the height of 30 m. tall and 300 cm wide, commonly found in deciduous forest areas of Kerala. The leaves are simple, oppositely arranged, obovate, petiole up to 10 cm long, broadly ovate, base cordate, apex acuminate, glabrous, pinnate. The flowers are yellow, found in axillary, globose heads up to 4 mm long, densely hairy, pin-headed, flowering is June to August. The seeds are angular and not winged.
Useful plant parts:
Bark, leaf, fruit, root
To treat leprosy, lung cancer, colic, Anemia, dysentery, and cracked heels.
Alkaloids, Ursolic acid, Quercetin, tannin, Chlorogenic acid etc.
Antihepatotoxic, Anti-inflammatory, anthelmintic, hypoglycemic, diuretic, cardiac depressant, hypotensive, antipyretic, antibacterial, abortifacient and antifertility.