English: Ber, Chinese dates
Malayalam: Elantha ഇലന്ത
Jujube or Ber is a thorny and densely branched small tree, growing 3 to 10 m tall, commonly found in waste areas, open woodlands, and tropical and sub-tropical regions, Young stems have a zigzag manner and bear a curved thorn at the joints, leaves are dark green and glossy in upper surfaces and whitish, hairy in the bottom, flowers are greenish-yellow in color, fruits are green to pale yellow when they are ripe it become orange or reddish.
Useful plant parts: Fruit, seeds, leaf, stem
To treat piles, dysentery, blood cleanness, wounds, hemorrhoids, urinary problems, vaginal diseases.
How to prepare medicines:
Decoction of barks is used to wash wounds, Ground young leaves can cure skin disorders.
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