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The scientific name of Milk tree: Manilkara Hexandra (Roxb.) Dubard / Mimusoops hexandra Roxb.
Name of Milk tree in different languages:-
English: Ceylon Ironwood, Wedge-leaved Ape Flower
Sanskrit: Rishabhaka , निम्बबिज Nimbabija, राजादन Rajadana, क्षीरिणी Kshirini
Hindi: रायन Rayan, खिरनी Khirni, दृढ़ Drirh, क्षीरी Kshiri
Malayalam: Pazhamunppala-പഴമൂൺപാല, Mullupala, കൃണി Krini
Tamil: Kannupala, உலக்கைப்பாலை-Ulakkaipaalai
It is an evergreen tree, found in dry-evergreen forests of India, grow to 20 m high, bark is blackish-grey, fissured, cracked and rough; the leaves are simple, arrangement alternate-spiral, Broadly ovate, apex Obtuse-emarginate, Base Cuneate-rounded, margin entire; petiole 8-20 mm, slender. Flowers found in axillary fascicles; color white turns brownish-red when dry; fragrant. Flowering is December-February.Fruit are oblong, ellipsoid berry, slightly curved; seed single, Fruiting is February.
Useful plant parts: bark, fruits
To treat anorexia, arthritis, jauntis, bronchitis, colic, epilepsy, leprosy, vomiting, tooth ache, indigestion, dizziness etc.
Taraxerol, Cinnamic acid, Saponin, Gallic acid, Myrecetin,Quercetin, Hentriacontane and Quercitol
Medicinal properties: Astringent, cooling, appetizer, stomach.
Milk tree is used as an ingredient in the Ayurveda medicines like: