Sanskrit: Thikth, Pashuganda,
Malayalam: Neermathalam നീർമാതളം
Useful plant parts of Three-leaved caper: bark, leaves, bark of roots
Three-leaved caper (Crateva Religiosa) is a deciduous tree commonly found in wetland areas, like banks of rivers, grows to 9m – 12m tall, and leaves are tripinnate, pale green, oblong, and tapered at the apex. The flowers are yellowish-white, 4 petals, up to 2.5 cm long and 2 cm wide, flowers occur in December to April. Fruits are berry, green to red when ripe.
Antioxidant and it is used to cure renal calculi, helminthiasis, dysuria, inflammations, and abscesses, to remove bladder stone and kidney stone.
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