Perfumed cherry

The Scientific name of Perfumed cherry: Angalia diepenhorstii Miq

Name of Perfumed cherry in different languages:-

English: Rosburgh’s tree of beauty

Sanskrit: Ggandapriyangu

Malayalam: Punyava പുണ്യാവ

Useful plant parts: Fruits

Plant description of Perfumed cherry-

Perfumed cherry – Angalia diepenhorstii Miq is a medium tree that grows to 10 m in height, its bark is rough and deciduous. The flowers are white and fragrant occur November to December, fruits are berries, and contain a single seed inside.

Medicinal uses of Perfumed cherry: 

Angalia diepenhorstii Miq., commonly known as Angalia, is a plant that has been used in traditional medicine, particularly in Ayurveda. Here are some of the Ayurvedic uses associated with Angalia diepenhorstii:

1. Anti-inflammatory Properties: Angalia is believed to possess anti-inflammatory properties. It may be used to alleviate inflammation-related conditions and discomfort.

2. Digestive Disorders: In Ayurveda, Angalia is used to address digestive issues. It may be used to improve digestion, alleviate stomach discomfort, and promote overall gastrointestinal health.

3. Respiratory Disorders: The plant may also be used in Ayurvedic remedies for respiratory conditions. It is believed to have properties that can help alleviate symptoms associated with coughs, colds, and respiratory infections.

4. Wound Healing: Some traditional uses of Angalia involve its application to wounds and injuries to aid in the healing process.

5. Fever and Infections: Angalia is believed to have properties that may be useful in the treatment of fevers and infections. It may have antipyretic (fever-reducing) and antimicrobial effects.

6. Anti-diabetic Properties: Some research suggests that Angalia may have potential benefits for individuals with diabetes. It may help regulate blood sugar levels, although further scientific studies are needed to confirm this.

7. Uterine Health: In certain traditional Ayurvedic formulations, Angalia may be used to support uterine health. It may be included in preparations aimed at addressing specific gynecological concerns.

8. Liver Health: Angalia is believed to have properties that support liver health. It may be used in Ayurvedic formulations aimed at promoting liver function and detoxification.

9. Cardiovascular Health: Some traditional practices suggest that Angalia may have benefits for heart health. It may be included in formulations aimed at supporting cardiovascular function.

10. Pain Relief: The plant may be used in Ayurvedic preparations for its potential to alleviate pain. It may be included in remedies for various types of discomfort.

11. Skin Disorders: Angalia may be used in traditional medicine for certain skin conditions. It is believed to have properties that can help soothe skin irritations and conditions.

It’s important to note that while Angalia diepenhorstii has been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine, scientific studies on its efficacy and safety are still limited. As with any herbal remedy, it should be used under the guidance of a qualified healthcare provider. Specific dosages, formulations, and methods of preparation may vary based on individual circumstances and the expertise of the practitioner. Always consult a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner or healthcare professional before using any herbal remedy.

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