Botanical name : Allophylus serratus (Roxb.) Kurz
Family : Sapindaceae
Rasa : Kashaya, Tikta, Madhura
Guna : Guru
Virya : Seeta
PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
Hindi : Tippani
Malayalam : Mukkannaperuku, Mukkannanpezhu, Mukkannaperiyalam
Distribution – Found in Western Ghats and in Assam hills.
A large shrub or small tree grows up to 10 meters in height. Leaves are trifoliate, alternate, pubescent, ovate-elliptic, acute, serrate and hairy on both surfaces. Flowers small white in axillary racemes. Fruits globose green and become red when ripe.
Plant pacifies vitiated vata, pitta, inflammation, diarrhea, wound, ulcers, anorexia and general debility.
Useful part : Whole plant.