Melia Azedarach


MELIA AZEDARACH

(BAKAYAN*)


Parsian lilac is small, dry, pungent and bitter. Its fruit is bitter, cool and digest easily. Names in Different Languages:

Hindi           :      Mahaneem, Bakayan, Bakain, Dharek, Dakano

Sanskrit      :       Mahanimba, Ramyak, Girinimba, Karmuk, Dreka

Marathi       :       Bakann Nimba, Kawdya Nimba, Bilayti Neem

Gujarati       :       Bakayanlimbdo

Bengali       :        Parsian Lilac

Latin           :       Melia Azedarach

Qualities:

        Parsian lilac is small, dry, pungent and bitter. Its fruit is bitter, cool and digest easily. It cures blood piles, Kapha and Pitta disorders. It ends pain and destroys bacillus. It keeps fit nervous system and removes blood disorders. It is useful for cough, asthma, pain, blood piles, Kapha and Vaata piles, fever, old fever, relapsing fever, weakness, rat’s poison and others. It is little bitter, nutritive and checks the poison. Its excess dosage may be nauseous and poisonous. Its leaves and fruit both increase quantity of chemical and urine.