Sanscrit: krishnanimba, kalashaka, kaidarya
Hindi: Sabji nimba
Curry laves tree is a small tree, growing 4 to 6 m tall, trunk up to 40 to 45 cm diameter, grey in color, leaves are pinnate, with 10 to 20 leaflets. Flowers are small white, commonly in clusters, and berries are shiny-black, containing a single seed.
Useful plant parts:
Leaf, root, bark
Anti-diabetic, hair growth, dandruff, worm infestation, skin diseases, cholesterol, stomach disorders.
Mahanimbine, Koenimbine, Girinimbine Isomahanine, Indicolactone, 2-methoxy-3-methyl-carbazol etc.
to treat ringworm leaf and raw turmeric grinds well and applies on affected area, for hair falling-curry leave, Kattarvazha(Aloe vera) and Mailanji grind well and apply on head half an hour before bath.
For skin diseases, leaf paste can apply on affected area for half an hour and then wash well
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