Malayalam: Karingotta കരിങ്ങോട്ട
Niepa bark tree is a small tree that grows up to 10 m tall. The leaves are large, up to 25 cm long and 9 cm wide, elliptic-oblong, entirely shining, the base is rounded, young leaves are pale yellow it becomes dark green while old; branches are yellowish dark, flowers are yellowish, in few or many flowered axillaries umbels, fruits are large, flat, pear-shaped, containing a large brown curved seed.
Useful plant parts:
Seeds, bark, leaves
Febrifuge tonic, control Vata, Kapha, dyspepsia, flatulence, skin diseases, colic, pruritus, leprosy, scabies, pruritus, constipation and bilious fever.
Phenolics, flavonoids, antioxidants, Antimicrobial, and wound healing.
Antimicrobial, antifungal, antiviral, antioxidant, and antitumor.
Scientific studies-learn more: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22837958
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