Small Flowered Poison Sumac

Scientific name of Small Flowered Poison Sumac: Rhus parviflora

Name of Sahajara in different languages:-

English: parviflora, Small Flowered Poison Sumac

Sanskrit: Tintidika, Tintrini

Hindi: Tungala, Raitung, Tumra, Tung

Malayalam: Thindikavrusham-തിണ്ടികവൃക്ഷം

Plant description

It is a shrub, commonly found in the Himalayas region at an altitude above 700 M., many-branched with stalked leaves with three leaflets, The leaves are obovate, with rounded tips, tapering at bases, toothed margins, and irregular. Flowers are small, pale yellowish, and fragrant. Fruit is small, globose, and turns red when ripe.

Useful plant parts:

Whole plant, root.

Medicinal uses:

Used in the treatment of stomachache, vermifuge, sunstroke, and neurological problems.

Chemical contents: 

Biflavonoid, rhusflavone

Medicinal properties:

purgative, astringent, stomachic

It is one of the ingredients in Ayurveda medicines like-

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