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The scientific name of Toona tree: Toona ciliata
Name of Toona tree in different languages:-
English: Indian mahogany, Red cedar, Tun
Hindi: Toon तून
Malayalam: Vempu, Chandana Vembu, Mathagiri,Thunee maram, ചുവന്ന അകില് Chuvanna Akil,
Sanskrit: Nandikah-नन्दिकः , Tunna-तुन्न , Kacchapah-कच्छपः
Tamil: துந் மரம் Tun Maram
It is a large tree of Western Ghats forest ares, deciduous tree , grow up to 28 meters,wide spreading and stem grow up to 2 m diameter. The leaves are pinnately arranged, lanceolate, 4 to 13 cm long, pale green, toothed margin,arranged alternately, five to seven leaflets, tapered at both ends.The flowers are small, white, fragrant, about 5 mm. The wood is pink, light weight and fragrant like cedar.
Useful plant parts:
Gum, Leaf, Bark, Flowers, oil
To treat Skin problems, wounds, itching, dysentery, menstrual problems, cough, bronchitis
Toonasterone, Terpenoids, limonoids, toonayunnanins