English - Indian almond
Hindi - Desi baadam, Hind baadam
Marathi - Bengali baadam, Hirani baadam
Nut badam, Desi baadam
Gujrati - Baadam nele, Desi baadam
Bengali - Baadam
Latin - Terminalia catappa
The bark of Indian almond enhances digestion power. It creates contraction and increases urine. Its bark’s decoction is useful for the treatment of leucorrhoea and gonorrhoea. Washing wounds with the decoction of its bark recovers them quickly. Gargling with its decoction removes mouth blisters. The root of Indian almond’s tree is used as a contractive liquid for the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery. Its bark contains a type of colour that is used for colouring tooth at many places.