Medicinal Plants and Jainism: Tirthankar Kunthunatha

Published: 10.01.2016

Tirthankar Kunthunatha
Tree: Tendu
Botanical Name: Diospyros melanoxylon
Family: Ebenaceae

A large sized tree. Bark is used as an astringent, decoction of bark in diarrhea and dyspepsia as tonic. A dilute extract used as astringent lotion for the eyes. Leaves used as diuretic, carminative, laxative and styptic. Dried flowers are useful in urinary, skin and blood diseases. Bark, fruit and half ripe fruit contain 19%,15% and 23% tannin.
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