Common Name : Indian Kino Tree, Malabar Kino Tree, Kino
Uses : The heartwood is astringent, bitter acrid, anti inflammatory, anthelmintic & anodyne. It is considered as magical for Diabetes. It turns the water blue as soon as it comes in contact with the water. It is good for elephantiasis, leucoderma, diarrhoea, dysentery, rectalgia, cough & greyness of hair. The bark is used as an astringent & in toothache. The bruised leaves are considered useful as an external application for boils, sores & skin diseases.