Medicinal Plants and Jainism: Tirthankar Ajitnath

Published: 26.12.2015

Tirthankar Ajitnath
Tree: Semal
Botanical Name: Bombax ceiba L.
Family: Bombacaceae

Large deciduous trees. Leaves crowded at the end of branches, petiolate, digitately 5-7 foliolate, leaflets 5-23 x 1.5-9cm., ovate-lanceolate, glabrous. Flowers crowded at the end of Leaflet branches, crimson or yellowish, capsules woody, minutely apiculate, reddish brown. The bark of the tree is used to cure some skin disorders.

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