Hindi: काजू Kaju, Kajoo
Malayalam: Kashumavu – കശുമാവ്, Kappalumavu, Parangi mavu
Tamil: முந்திரி Mundiry
The cashew tree is a tropical evergreen tree that grows up to 14 meters and produces the cashew nut. Leaves are dark green ovate, elliptical, apex rounded, stem irregularly, multi-branched, flowers are small, white or pink, aromatic, flowering in May-June.
Useful plant parts:
Bark, seed, resin
To treat Vata disorders, sexual weakness, and low blood pressure, Nutshell’s oil is used to treat athlete’s foot.
10 grams of cashew nut ground well and mixed in milk is used in after-delivery care, Burn the nutshell in stone collect the oil, and apply it on affected areas of athletes’ foot diseases.
Caustic phenolic resin, Urushiol, nutshell produces a corrosive oil
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