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Scientific name of White Dammar: Vateria indica
Name in different languages:-
English: Indian Copal, Malabar tallow, Vateria, Piney varnish tree
Sanskrit: Rala, Sसर्जकः Sarjakah
Hindi: Badasal, सफेद डामर safed daamar
Tamil: Painimaram, Vellaikundrikam,Tamil: துருளக்கம் turulakkam, வெள்ளைக்குங்கிலியம் Vellaikkunki-liyam
White Dammar is an evergreen tall tree, found in Western ghats elevation more than 1200 m, grow up to 40 m tall, bark is greyish, smooth, young branchlets are hairy and round. Leaves are alternately arranged, simple, spirally, Leaf-stalks are 3.5 cm, enlarged at apex, leaves are 27 cm and 10 cm broad, elliptic-oblong, apex abruptly long-pointed or blunt, base round or heart-shaped, margin entire, leathery. Flowers are white, anthers yellow, borne in panicles in the leaf axils, fruits are the capsule, pale brown, oblong, up to 6.4cm and 3.8 cm, one seeded.
Useful plant parts:
To treat amenorrhoea, dysmenorrhoea, bronchitis, tubercular glands, hemicranias, chronic rheumatism, hemorrhoids, and neuralgia.
Thermogenic, depurative, expectorant and alexeteric.
It is used as an ingredient to prepare the Ayurvedic medicines like: