Botanical name : Albizia Richardiana
Common name: Krishna Siris, Oil cake tree
Tamil Name : உசில மரம், ஊஞ்ச மரம், கருவாகை / Uchilamaram
Hindi Name : कृष्ण सिरिस Krishna Siris
Malayalam Name: വരച്ചീ Varachchi
Telugu Name: Narlinga, Nalla renga
This is a small tree that reaches 3 to 6 m in height, with a wide, dense, umbrella or round-shaped canopy.
The barks look greyish and creviced, branches are dark yellowish-grey.
Leaves are well grown up to 10-20 cm long with up to 15 pairs of side stalks and 15-35 pairs of leaflets.
The leaflets are 0.2-0.7 x 0.05-0.2 cm, which are crowded together, rounded at the tip.
⇔ Its flower and seeds can be used for treating snake bites. Just mix the powder with black pepper and sugar for nasal instillation, and for oral intake in snake bites.
⇔Each part of this tree has unique medicinal values (i.e barks, seeds, flowers, leaves, etc)
⇔The seeds can be used as a great medicine for treating wounds, eczema, obesity, anemia, vitiligo, low backache, spondylosis, etc.
⇔Can be used for urinary disorders, sinus, and abscess.
⇔The tree yields gum used against ulcers.
⇔The fruit pods are emetic and it is used for malaria and cough relief.
⇔A root infusion is drunk to treat pneumonia, tuberculosis, infertility of women, and as an aphrodisiac.
⇔The tree bark is used to treat jaundice and mouth inflammations.
⇔The roots are applied externally to treat warts and as a remedy against uterus complaints.
⇔The leaves are used in the treatment of diarrhea, edema, and wounds.