Saturday, January 15, 2011

Alangium salvifolium - Ankola - അങ്കോലം


Botanical Name :
Alangium salvifolium Wang.

Family :
Alangiaceae

Vernacular Names :
Malayalam : Ankolam - അങ്കോലം
English : Sage - leaf Alangium 
Sanskrit : Ankola, Kolaka, Rechi, Dheerkha keelaka
Hindhi : Ankol
Bangali : Agaar kantha, Ankod, Dhala Ankor 
Tamil : Alaanchi, Arinjl, Allandi 
Gujarati : Ankol
Kannada : Ankule, Ankolmara
Telugu : Ankolam, Urgu, Ankolamu 
Marathi : Ankol


Plant Description : 
This is Tall thorny tree . 
It grows to a height of about 3 to 10 meters.
The bark is ash colored, rough and faintly fissured. The leaves are elliptic oblong, elliptic lanceolate or oblong lanceolate. 
The flowers are greenish white, fascilcled, axillary or on old wood. 
The berries are ovoid, ellipsoid or nearly globose, smooth and violet to purple. 
The flowering season is February to June.

Chemical Composition : 
Loganic acid, analgiside, deoxytubulosine, cephaeline, alamarckine, emetin, psychotrin, alangmide, venoterpine,  isocephaeline, alangimarine, alamarine, alangimaridine, alamaridine, isolangimarine, isoalamarine, alangimerinone, dihydroalamarine, dihydroisoalamarine, 10-demethylprotoemetinol, 9-demethyl-protoemetinol, bharatamine, betulinic acid, lacinilene C, betulinaldehyde, betulin, lupeol, β-sitosterol, deoxybetulinic acid, tannins, sugars, ankorine, choline chloride, alangimarckine, alangiside, myristic acid, stigmasterol, friedelin, isoalangidiol, alangidiol, N-benzoylphenylalaninol, tubulosine, demethylcephaeline, desmethylpsychotrine, alancine, alangine A, alangine B, alanginine, akharkantine, ankoline, lamarkine, marckine, marckidine, lamarckinine, emetine, alangicine, desmethylpsychotrine, desmethyltubulosine, protoemetinol, alangiosterol, isotubulosine.

Rasaadhi Gunaas :
Rasa : Kashayam, Thiktham, Katu
Guna : Lakhu, Snigdham, Theekshnnam, Saram
Veeryam : Ushnnam
Vipakam : Katu
 

Useful Parts : 
Root
Leaf
Seeds 
Fruit



Indications : 
01. Pitha hara
02. Rabies
03. Athisaaram,
04. Hypertension
05. Jwaram
06. Krimignam
07. Blood purifier
08. Eye troubles
09. Skin diseases 
10. Antidote for poison including snake bites
11. Rheumatism
12. Inflammation
13. Hemorrhages
14. Burning sensation
15. Tuberculosis



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