(Duod-murden, Hind.) Nat. Ord. CAesal-pineae. A native of India, where it is much esteemed by the natives as a general tonic, and also as a remedy for the bites of poisonous snakes.
In Ringworm, the fresh leaves, bruised and mixed with lime-juice, are deemed a powerful specific. Dr. O'shaughnessy states that he has often employed it with decided advantage. The Beng. Ph. directs an ointment composed of equal parts of the bruised leaves and simple cerate.