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Delonix regia (Hook.)Raf.
In this article we will discuss about the Delonix regia :- common name, scientific name, medicinal uses and photos.
- English: Flame Tree, Royal Poinciana
- Tamil: Cemmayir konrai
- Hindi: Gulmohar
- Kannada: Kempu torai
- Assamese: Krishnasura
- Bengali: Krishnachura
- Name: Delonix regia (Hook.)Raf.
- Family: Fabaceae (pea family)
- Synonyms: Poinciana regia, Delonix regia var. flavida
Delonix regia Medicinal Uses
- Seeds containing flavonoids are used as wound healing agent in household
The plant is used in rheumatism.
- The leaves, flower and stem bark is boiled and taken orally for cure malaria.
- The flower powder is taken twice in a day to treat Diarrhoea until the symptoms become disappear.
- Decoction of the leaves is used in the treatment of gastric problems, body pain, and rheumatic pain of joints.
- It is widely planted as an ornamental tree in parks and streets.
- The large pods and the wood are used for fuel. The calorific value of wood is 4600 kcal/kg
- The seeds contain gum that is used in textile and food industries.
- The gum obtained from the dried seeds is used as a binder in the manufacture of tablets.
Delonix regia Photos
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