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Scientific name of Wood apple: Limonia acidissima
Name of Wood apple in different languages:-
English: Elephant’s apple, Monkey fruit, Curd fruit
Sanskrit: Billa, Kapitha, Kapipriya, Dadhi
Hindi: Kaitha-कैथा, Kathbel, Kabeeth
Tamil: Vila-விளா, Vilam Palam
Malayalam: Vilankai-വിളാങ്കായ്, Blankmaram-ബ്ലാങ്കമരം, Vilathy-വിളാത്തി
It is a large tree growing up to 30 ft tall, branches rough and spiny. The leaves are small, pinnately arranged, with 5 to 7 leaflets, up to 35 mm long and 20 mm wide. The fruits are berries, up to 9 cm in diameter, and it is sweet or sour in taste, hard outer, and contain a sticky pulp inside, contain small, white seeds.
Useful plant parts:
To treat gastric disorders like constipation, peptic ulcer, diarrhea, dysentery, indigestion, cure piles, respiratory problems.