Taste: It is sweet and pungent.
Structure: Cashew nut is a tree of which leaves are long and round. Its flowers are white and red. Its fruits are like the Safri.
Nature: It is hot in nature.
Cashew nut is sweet, pungent and hot in nature. It increases the sperm count and appetite. It eliminates vatta, kapha. Its use provides relief in stomach ache and destroys stomach worms. It is used in the treatment of boils, pimples, leprosy, piles and white leprosy (flecks).