Crataeva Religiosa

Crataeva Religiosa is usually cultivated in Central India, Bengal and Assam found near streams in Malabar in Kerala. It is also common in Myanmar and Sri Lanka. Description of Tree Small medium sized, much branched deciduous trees with crooked branched leaves and compound flowers which are white pale and yellowish. It is suitable for ornamental planting in Public Park and open space in towns. It can stand severe drought and is suitable for dry area. Parts Used Bark leaves and root bark. Uses in Ayurveda Bark is especially useful for urinary complaints such as kidney, bladder stone, fever and to relieve from vomiting. For bruise fresh leaves of Crataeva Religiosa grinded well with a little vinegar or lime water or hot water and applied to the skin as paste, Continue reading