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Scientific name of Shiral: Grewia nervosac
Name of Shiral in different languages
English: Microcos, Panicled Indian linden
Malayalam: Kottakka, കൊട്ടയ്ക്ക, kanalikka കണലി കാ, Cherikkotta, Chakirippazham
Tamil: தடம் tatam, விசாலம் visalam
It is a small tree or large shrub of Western Ghats, , semi-evergreen forests and erect, grows to 4- 5 feet, leaves are 6 to 18 cm long and 3 to 5.5 cm wide, elliptic, or ovate-lanceolate, tapered at end, hairy. Flowers are borne in clusters in leaf axils and terminal panicles, five petals, ovate, yellow in color, 2 to 3.5 mm long. Seeds are found in clusters, globose, purple color when ripe.
Useful plant parts:
Whole plant, Seeds ( Edible)
Cure upset stomachs, skin and intestinal infections
Antibiotic, β-carboline, alkaloids
How to prepare medicines:
It is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-