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Spinous Kino Tree
The scientific name of Spinous Kino Tree: Bridelia retusa Spreng.
Name of Spinous Kino Tree in different languages:-
English: Spinous Kino Tree.
Sanskrit: Kaja, Kassi, Bahukandaki, Asana, Kandakasana.
Hindi: Kaja, Kassi
Malayalam: Mulluvenga, Mukkaini, Kaini, Mullankaini.
It is a medium tree, found throughout south India, commonly in deciduous forests, grow up to 20 meters height. Leaves are simple, alternately arranged, ovate to oblong, acuminate, pubescent. Stem are armed with sharp spines, woody. Flowers are small, born in axillary spikes. Fruits are drupes, about 5 mm diameter, and with a single seed.
Useful plant parts: Bark, leaf, Root
To treat vitiated vatha, pitta, diabetes, diarrhea, leucorrhea, hemorrhoids, hemorrhage, dysentery, arthritis, poison bites, wounds, ulcers, menorrhagia. Root and bark are used as an astringent and used as a liniment with gingelly oil in rheumatic problems.
Chemical content: gallic acid and ellagic acid.
Medicinal properties: Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory.