Assamese: Kotora, Kurol
Kannada: Kanchivalado, arisinantige, ayata, bilikanjivala, irkubalitu
Tamil: Segappu mandarai, செகப்பு மமந்தரை,
Marathi: Kanaraj, कनराज्
Malayalam: chovanna-mandaru, chuvanna-mandaram
Oriya: vau-favang, vaube, vaufawang, yugapatra
Sanskrit: Kanchanara, कान्चनार, Kovidara, कोविदर
Apart from medicinal value, Kovidara tree features in the Mahabharata and Ramayana.
Used in: Skin diseases, dysentery, ulcers and leprosy. The bark is alterative, anthelmintic, astringent and tonic. The juice of the bark is used in the treatment of amoebic dysentery, diarrhoea and other stomach disrders. A paste of the bark is useful in the treatment of cuts and wounds, skin diseases, scrofula and ulcers. The dried buds are used in the treatment of piles, dysentery, diarrhoea and worms. The juice of the flowers is used to treat diarrhoea, dysentery and other stomach disorders. The root is used as an antidote to snake poison. A decoction of the root is used to treat dyspepsia.
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