English: Lebbek tree, Flea tree, Fry wood, Siris tree, Lebbek tree, Black Siris
Sanskrit: Sisira, Shitapushpa, Shirisha, Bhandi, Bhandila, Mridupushpa
Tamil: சிரிடம் Siridam, Vakai
Woman’s tongues tree(Albizia lebbeck) is a deciduous, tropical, Western Ghats areas, grows up to 30 m tall. Leaves are green, arranged bipinnate, 7.5 cm to 15 cm long, flowers are numerous, white, 2.5 to 3.8 cm long and fragrant. The fruit is a pod, 15 to 30 cm long, contain 6 to 12 seeds.
Useful plant parts:
Leaf, Flower, seed, root.
Treat boils, asthma, cough, eye, flu, lung problems, cough, bronchitis etc., used as a detergent
Saponin, tannins, sitosterol, histidine, lucine, niacin etc.
Antiseptic, anti-dermatosis, antibacterial, anti-allergic, anti-toxic, anti-dysenteric
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