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Scientific name  of Salaretin: Salacia reticulata   

Name of Salaretin in different languages:-

 English- Salacia, Salaretin, Marking Nut Tree

Sanskrit: Vairi, Pitika, Ekanayakam

Hindi: Saptarangi

Malayalam:  Ekanayakam-ഏകനായകം, Korandy- കൊരണ്ടി, Ponkorandy-പൊൻ‌കൊരണ്ടി

Plant Description:-

It  is a spreading herbal plant, leaves are green and length up to 4-5 inches, stem are brown in color, commonly grown in dry zone forests, it is a used for the treatment of diabetes in Ayurveda treatments.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Elongated Margin-Entire Venation-Reticulate
 longitudinal  Margin_Entire  Recticulate


Useful plant parts:

Root, seed, oil

Medicinal uses:

Treatment of diabetes, rheumatism, gonorrhea and skin disease

How to prepare medicines:

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