Buchanania axillaris

Synonym ► B. angustifolia Roxb.

Family ► Anacardiaceae.

Habitat ► Dry deciduous forests in peninsular India.

English ► Buchanan's Mango, Cuddapah Almond.

Siddha/Tamil ► Mudaima, Saaraap-paruppu.

Action ► Kernel of seeds are considered best among Buchanania sp. Uses similar to those of B. lanzan.

An ethanolic extract (50%) of the aerial part showed CNS-depressant activity in mice.

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