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Margosa Tree bark


English name

Margosa Tree bark

Ayurvedic name

Kohomba Pothu

Scientific name

Azadirachata indica

Curative Properties

A strong decoction of the fresh leaves has antiseptic properties and is used for washing wounds. It is also used for ulcers and childbirth. It is a useful insecticide as well. A decoction of the root bark along with other ingredients is given for typhoid fever. A useful oil is extracted from the seed and is given with garlic and ginger after childbirth.

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