English Name: Mesquite Tree Bark
Tamil Name: கருவேலம் – Karuvelam Pattai
Malayalam Name: കരിവേലം / കരുവേലും – Karivelan, Karuvelum
Telugu Name: నల్లతుమ్మ / తుమ్మ / తుమ – Nallatumma, Tumma, Tuma
Hindi Name: बाबुल / कीकर – Babul, Kikar
The Mesquite Tree is grown up to 12-meter height and the diameter of the trunk is up to 1.2 meters. The leaves of this tree are i-pinnate, deciduous, light green and it compounded with the 12 to 20 leaflets. The flowers appear shortly after the leaf development.
The flowers of this tree are green-yellow color, the length of this flower is 5-10 cm and the flowers have cylindrical spikes that occur in clusters of 2 to 5 at the end of the branches. The pods of this tree are 30 to 30 cm long and it contains 10 to 30 seeds per pod.
A well-mature tree produces hundreds of thousands of seeds. The seeds of this tree remain viable for up to 10 years. The seeds are used to reproduces the tree, not vegetatively.
These seeds are spread by the cattle and other animals that consume seed pods and spread the seeds in their droppings.
The native of the Mesquite tree is Southern America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. It is established in Asia, Africa, and Australian countries. The root of this tree grows to a great depth, it will discover the water up to 175 ft depth. This tree has pairs of thorns at the nodes.
Karuvelam Health Benefits:
Some of the Health Benefits of Mesquite are mentioned in below:
- It is used for nightfall, dhatu rog, prameha, leucorrhoea, pradar.
- It bark of this tree is used to treat teeth and gum problems.
- It helps to cure spermatorrhoea.
- It is also used for loss of viscidity of semen.
- Karuvellam Pattai is also used for frequent night discharges and premature ejaculation.
- This tree has antimicrobial action, it helps to cure oral problems.
- It is also used to reduce gingival inflammation
- It is used to reduce plaque formation.
- It also helps to prevent cavities and gum swelling.
- This karuvelam pattai is used to treat eye infections and redness.
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