Botanical name: Zanthoxylum armatum DC.
Family : Rutaceae
Rasa : Katu, Tikta
Guna : Lakhu
Virya : Ushna
PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
English : Toothache tree
Hindi : Tumburu, Tejphal
Malayalam : Tumboonal, Tumboonalari
Distribution – Throughout India growing naturally in forests.
A large shrub or small tree grows up to 6 meters in height. Leaves compound, imparipinnate, rachis winged, leaflets 5-11 lanceolate, serrate with gland dots. Flowers yellow in terminal or axillary panicles. Fruits reddish globose follicle. Seeds solitary, globose and shining.
Plant pacifies vitiated kapha, vata, tumors, headache, diarrhea, hepatitis, fever, leukoderma, skin diseases, cough, asthma, paralysis, arthritis, diabetes, wounds, ulcers, cardiac debility and general debility.
Useful part : Bark, Leaves, Fruits.