Terminalia arjuna (Roxb.) Wt. et Arn. 

Family : Combritaceae

Local name : Arjun (As.)

Large tree with spreading branches and grey coloured bark; leaves subopposite, oblong or elliptic-oblong; flowers in clusters or in axillary spikes; fruits drupe with projecting wings.

Distribution :    Throughout the state.

Uses :  Roots used in elephantiasis; bark used in otorrhoea, ulcer in mouth, heart trouble, dysentery, asthma, gastric ulcer, chronic bronchitis and as blood purifier; seeds used in burn injuries.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam