Savage Almond


SAVAGE ALMOND (CHALMOGARA*)

(HYDNOCARPUS WIGHTIANA)


Name in different languages:

English      :       Savage almond

Hindi         :       Chalmogra, kadava, kaith

Sanskrit    :       Tuvarak, katu, kapitth, kushthbairi

Marathi     :       Kadu kapith, jangli badam

Bengali      :       Chaulmugra

Latin         :       Hydnocarpes wightiana

Quality:

The savage almond is small, sour and pungent in taste. Its oil is pungent and sour in taste and hot in nature. It normalizes vatta, pitta and kapha. It is used to cure anorexia, blood disorders, body pain, wounds, leprosy, itching, vomiting, and several types of skin diseases, stomach disorders, rheumatism, navel pain and diabetes. It is also used to kill many types of stomach worms.