Mimusops elengi L. 

Family : Sapotaceae

Local name : Bokul (As.)

Evergreen tree with rough dark-grey bark; leaves elliptic, obovate, coriaceous, glabrous, dark-green; flowers white, small, star shaped, fragrant; fruits elliptic, orange yellow.

Distribution :    Planted.

Uses :  Bark used in toothache, pyorrhea, inflamed gum and ulceration in mouth; leaves used in epistaxis.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam