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White emetic nut
Scientific name of White emetic nut: Gardenia gummifera
Name of White emetic nut in different languages:-
English: Gummy cape jasmine, Dekamella-gum gardenia, Cumbi gum tree
Sanskrit: Nadeehingu, Hingunadika, Jantuka, Gandharaja
Malayalam: Somanadikayam, Gandharajan, Nanchundam
White emetic nut is a evergreen, branched, big shrub or small tree which grows to 3 meters. shrubs and small trees. The leaves are arranged oppositily, 5 to 50 cm long and 3 to 25 cm broad, dark green with leathery texture and glossy, marin entire, clear nerved, and tapered apex.stem thin, brownish color. The flowers are solitary or in small clusters, white turn pale yellow when mature, with a tubular-based corolla with 5 to 12 petals.The fruits is a berry,oblong green; seeds many, rugose. Fruiting is March onwards.
Useful plant parts:
To treat dyspepsia, carminative, diaphoretic, and diarrhea
Anti-toxic, anthelmintic, antispasmodic, expectorant, Antiepileptic, carminative, diaphoretic, peripheral and central Analgesic, Cardiotonic, Antioxidant, and Antihyperlipidemic
Flavonoid, phenolic acids, tocopherols and Tannins.