Botanical Name: Pongamia pinnata
English Name: Punga oil tree
Tamil Name: புங்க இலை/ Pungan Leaves
Hindi Name: करंज / Karanj
Malayalam Name: പുന്ഗ പൂ / Punga Leaves
Telugu Name: కానుగ పూవు / Kanuga Leavesvu
Punga is a fast-growing, medium to large tree which grows about 15-25 m in height and 50-80 cm in width, this tree has multiple uses particularly valued for oil, wood, medicines, dye, etc.
The different parts of the plant can be used for treating various disorders such as dyspepsia, hemorrhoids, rheumatism, skin diseases, bronchitis and cough, herpes, diabetes, spleen enlargement, sores, and ulcers.
The germination takes place within 1-5 weeks of sowing. Its root is used to clean teeth also the seed oil is used as a lubricant, water-paint builder, varnish, and soap manufacturing.
Benefits of Pungai Leaf Powder
- The leaves are used to relieve rheumatism and inflammation.
- Leaves play a major role in balancing glucose levels.
- It also aids in the digestion process and treats constipation and diarrhea.
- The powdered seed is great medicine for the treatment of bronchitis and whooping cough and is also prescribed as a febrifuge and tonic.
- The seed oil is given as a stomachic and cholagogue in the treatment of dyspepsia and cases of sluggish liver.
- The fresh stem bark is astringent and is taken internally to relieve bleeding hemorrhoids.
- The antiseptic root juice is put on sores and ulcers and used to clean teeth.
How to Consume Pungai Leaf Powder
Mix a few grams of powder in a cup of water, and boil the content for a few minutes. When the water gets warm, filter it and drink it.
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without the chemical interactions that assure the natural herbal powders.