Synonyms: Bignonia undulata Sm
English: Desert teak, Honey Tree, Desert Teak, Marwar Teak
Sanskrit: Rohitaka, Sadapushpa, Rochana, Sada prasoona, Parijataka
Hindi: Rohida, Rudanti
Malayalam: Then Maram
Useful plant parts:
It is a medium-sized tree, mostly in Rajasthan deserts, growing up to 10 meters, the leaves and flowers resemble that of pomegranate. Leaves are Simple, narrowly oblong, margin entire, obtuse, outer wavy. Flowers are yellow/bright orange, flowering is in the month of April and May.
To treat diabetes, jaundice, piles, intestinal worms, leucorrhea and indigestion, diarrhea, purgation, relieves constipation, worm infestation, Ulcers, and wounds
Tecomin, Tecomelloside, Undulatoside, Tecoside, B-Sitosterol, Lapachol, Octacosanylacetylferulate, Tectol, Tectoquinone and Undulatin,Tecol and Tacosanol
Antibacterial, anti-ulcer and antifungal.
How to prepare medicines:
Bark decoction is useful in constipation
It is one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-
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