Medicinal Plants and Jainism: Tirthankar Naminatha

Published: 14.01.2016

Tirthankar Naminatha
Tree: Bakula
Botanical Name: Mimusops elengi Linn.
Family: Sapotaceae

Medium sized tree. Bark of the plant is astringent tonic useful in fevers. Leaves are used in snake bite. Pulp of ripe fruit is used to cure chronic dysentery. Seeds bruised and locally applied within the anus of children suffering from constipation. Seeds contain saponin, kernels yield oil.

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