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Sage Leaved Alangium

Scientific name of Sage Leaved Alangium: Alangium salviifolium 

Name of Sage Leaved Alangium in different languages:-

Sanscrit: Ankolah

Hindi: Ankol-अंकोल

Malayalam: Ankolam-അങ്കോലം

Plant description:

It is a tall tree with spines and grows at a height of 3 to 10 meters. The bark of the tree is ash in color and rough. The leaves are long. The flowers are greenish-white in color. The berries are smooth and violet to purple when it becomes ripe. The flowering season is in between February to June.

Useful plant parts:

Root, Seed, and Bark.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-lanceolate Margin-Entire Venation-reticulated
 long-tapered  Margin_Entire  Recticulate

 

Medicinal uses:

Anti-rabies

How to prepare medicines:

It is used to treat Rheumatic pains, Bone diseases etc., its leaves and wood is used as a pesticide.

It is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-

Ankoladithailam

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