Indian Almond


INDIAN ALMOND

(DESI BAADAM*)


Washing wounds with the decoction of its bark recovers them quickly. Gargling with its decoction removes mouth blisters. Name in different languages:

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

Quality:

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.