Hindi: Sagun सगुन
Tamil: தேக்கு Tekku
Teak tree deciduous tree growing very large size up to 20 m tall, bark is grey, leaves are opposite, up to 60 cm long and 30 cm broad. The flowers are found in clusters in branch ends, in large numbers, white, and about 6 mm across. The fruit is appearing from November to January, enclosed in the persistent calyx, about 15 mm across, and spongy, Flowers appear in the monsoon, and fruit ripens in winter.
Useful plant parts:
To treat anemia, skin itching, dysentery, headache, inflammatory swellings, burning sensation pain, biliousness and liver disorders.
Alkaloids, sugars, starch, and tannins.
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