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Scientific name of Marotti tree: Hydnocarpus laurifolia
Name of Marotti tree in different languages:
English: Marothi tree, Chaulmugra
Sanskrit: Tuvaraka, Tuvarak, Katukapittha, Kunthavairy
Hindi: कालमोगरा Calmogara, Chalmogra, Chaulmoogra, Jangli Badam
Malayalam: Marotti മരോട്ടി
Marotti tree - Hydnocarpus laurifolia is tropical evergreen, medium tree, many branches, mostly in Western ghats, grow up to 10 m tall. Leaves are alternately arranged, simple, 8 to 23 cm long and 3.5 to 10 cm wide, oblong or elliptic-oblong, tip pointed, margin toothed. Branches brown fissured and blaze pinkish. Flowers are white or greenish white, solitary, borne in leaf axils, flowering is January to April. Fruits are brown, berries, woody, round, grow to 10 cm across, seeds numerous.
Useful plant parts:
Seed oil, seeds
Skin diseases, scrofula, rheumatism, eczema, leprosy, sprains, wounds and sores, Intestinal worms, helminthiasis, infected wounds.
The chemical contents:
Antineoplastic, anti-inflammatory, hypnocarpic acid, chaulmoorgic acid.
How to prepare medicines:
It is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-