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Red physic nut
Scientific name of Red physic nut: Baliospermum montanum (Wild.)
Name of Red physic nut in different languages:-
English: wild castor, wild croton, wild sultan seed
Sanskrit: हस्तिदंती Hastidanti, दन्तिका dantika, एरण्डपत्रिका erandhapatrika, एरण्डफला erandhaphala
Hindi: दन्ती danti
Malayalam: Nagadandi നാഗദന്തി, Dandi ദന്തി
Red physic nut (Baliospermum montanum) is a stout under shrub, grows to 0.9 to 1.8 m tall, leaves are simple, toothed, some what palmate, with 3 to 5 lobed, flowers are numerous, arranged in axillary racemes. Fruits are obovoid, capsule contained ellipsoid, smooth seeds.
Useful plant parts:
Root, leaf, seed
To treat fever, jaundice, constipation, piles, anemia, conjunctivitis, abdominal pain, constipation, calculus, general anasarca, piles, helminthic infestation, scabies and skin disorders, asthma.
Montanum, Anti-leukemic and cytotoxic.
How to prepare medicines:
It is one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-
Dasamoola Panchakoladi Kashayam