CASSIA FISTULA also Known as Fistula, Laburnum, Purging Fistula, Golden Shower, Amaltas
Mangifera Indica


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Mangifera Indica
Fruit, Seeds, Pulp, Stem Bark, Roots, Leaves
Throughout india in tropical and sub tropical hilly forests.s
Amra pod, Mango seed, Mango leaves, Mango bark
Mango, Amra Pod


Ripe mango fruit is considered to be invigorating and freshening. The juice isa restorative tonic and used in heat stroke. Various parts of the plant are used as a dentifrice, antiseptic, astringent, diaphoretiß stomachic, vermifuge, tonic, laxative and diuretic and to treat diarrhoea, dysentery, anaemia, asthma, bronchitis, cough, hypertension, insomnia, rheumatism, toothache, leucorrhoea, haemorrhage and piles. The seeds are used in asthma and as an astringent.

The bark is used in haemorrhage and the seed kernel, leaf, fruit and pulp are used as feed in ruminants. All parts are used totreal abscesses, broken horn, rabid dog or jackal bite, tumour, snakebite, stings, datura poisoning, heat stroke, miscarriage, anthrax, blisters and wounds in the mouth, tympanitis, colic, diarrhoea, glossitis, indigestion, bacillosis, bloody dysentery, liver disorders, excessive urination, tetanus and asthma

The fruit pulp contains vitamins A and C, AY-carotene and xanthophylls: