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Scientific name of Toothbrush tree.: Salvadora Persica
Name of Toothbrush tree. in different languages:-
English: Salvadora indica, Toothbrush tree, Mustard tree
Sanskrit: गुडफल gudaphala, पिलु pilu, Peelu
Hindi: मेस्वाक meswak, पिलु पीलू Peelu
Tamil: உகா uka
Malayalam: ഉകമരം-Ukamaram, പിലു-Pilu
Salvadora persica or Indian toothbrush tree is a multi-branched, erect evergreen shrub or small tree grow at the height of 3 m. ,leaves are green, fleshy and 3.8 cm to 6.3 cm long and 2 to 3.2 cm wide in size, bark is whitish green and cracked, elliptic, The flowers are greenish yellow in color, terminal panicles sized 5 to 12.5 cm long, numerous clusters in the upper axils.
Useful plant parts:
Fruit, Flower, bark, root
Salvadora indica or Toothbrush tree is commonly used to treat menstrual disorders, cough, asthma, rheumatism, piles, fever, cough, wound, scurvy, etc. and used as antiseptics, astringent, detergents
Alkaloids like trimethylamine; salvadorine, chlorides, terpenes, glycosides; tannins, flavonoids, saponins, and sterols.