Friday, September 12, 2008
Botanical Name : Azima tetracantha
Family : Salvadoraceae
English : Needle bush
Malayalam : Yasanku
A small Spiny scrambling shrub grows up to 2 meters in height. Leaves simple, opposite, elliptic, acute, sessile and shiny, leaves are surrounded by 4 sharp thorns.
Medicinal uses are for , bronchitis, cough, asthma, diabetes. A magical cough medicine can be prepared from this plant, grind and boil a bunch plant with rice powder.
Useful part : Whole plant.
Posted by shibu V at 12:36 PM