Botanical name : Commiphora caudata Wight & Arn Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Rasa : Kashaya, Madhura
Guna : Lakhu, Snigdha
Virya : Seeta
PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
English : Hill mango
Malayalam : Idinjil, Itinjil
Distribution – In dry deciduous forests in Middle part of India.
A moderate sized handsome tree grows up to 10 meters in height. Leaves compound, imparipinnate pinnete 5-7 leaflets opposite, smooth, with wavy margins. Flowers small, in fascicles. Fruits ovoid, fleshy single seeded drupes. Bark is easily pealing off type, leaving a greenish grey appearance for the fresh bark.
Plant pacifies vitiated vata, pitta, diabetes, low back pain, sciatica, fever, arthritis and urinary retention.
Useful part : Bark, Leaves.