Family ► Burseraceae
Habitat ► A large, deciduous tree distributed in West Ghats, Assam and Sikkim.
English ► Black Dammar.
Ayurvedic ► Raal Dhuup, Mand Dhuup.
Siddha/Tamil ► Karunkungiliyam (gum).
Action ► Resin—used for chronic cutaneous diseases, such as psoriasis, pityriasis; as a linament in rheumatic affections. Dammer Oil—used for rheumatism, asthma, venereal diseases.
Black dammer resin contains (+)-junenol, canarone and epikhusinal.
The plant contains a sesquiterpene ketone—canarone.
Canarium sikkimense King is known as Gogul Dhuup in Nepal.
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