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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Cinnamomum tamala, Talisa, Tejpatta, Kanelilaakeri


Cinnamomum tamala (Buch.-Ham.) T.Nees & Eberm.
Family: Lauraceae

Common name: Indian Bay Leaf, Indian cassia, Tamala cassia, Indian bark
  • Arabic: zarnab ساذج هندي
  • Assamese: Mahpat, তেজপাত Tejpat
  • Bengali: তেজপাত Tejpat
  • Burmese: Thitchabo
  • Catalan: Malabathrum
  • Chinese: 辣皮树
  • Danish: Indisk Laurbærblad
  • Esperanto: Hinda cinamomo
  • Finnish: Kanelilaakeri
  • German: Indisches Lorbeerblatt
  • Gujarati: તમાલપત્ર Tamaal patra
  • Hindi: तेजपत्ता tejpatta
  • Hungarian: Indiai babérlevél
  • Japanese: タマラニッケイ
  • Kannada: Patraka
  • Latin: Folia Malabathri
  • Lithuanian: Indinis cinamonas
  • Malayalam: തമാലപത്രമ് Tamalapatram
  • Manipuri: তেজপাত Tejpat
  • Russian: Малабарская корица
  • Sanskrit: तमालपत्र tamalapattra, Tvak patra
  • Tamil: தாளிசபத்திரி Talishappattiri
  • Telugu: తాళీసపత్రి, Talisapatri, Taalisa, పట్ట ఆకులు Patta akulu
  • Thai: อบเชยต้น
  • Urdu: तेज़पात Tezpat
  • Vietnamese: ô duoc

Description: Trees, medium sized, up to 10 m tall; branchlets slender. Terminal bud small, sericeous, 2 bud scales. Leaves sub-opposite or spirally arranged, chartaceous to sub-coriaceous, glabrous in mature specimens, ovate, oblong to lanceolate, 2.5-8 x 7.5-25 cm, apex long acuminate, base acute; above smooth, the main nerves prominulous, below obscurely, densely minutely reticulate, midrib slender, prominent, basal nerves prominent, 4/5 or more of the lamina length, connected by faint, parallel secondary veins, 3-5 mm apart. Petiole slender, up to 1.5 cm long. Panicles axillary or pseudoterminal, slender, many-flowered, up to 10 cm long. Pedicels filiform, 4-8 mm long. Flower tuber short. Tepals oblong, 3-4 mm, inside sericeous. Stamens slightly shorter than the tepals; anthers oval, c. the filament length, 4-celled, of whorls 1 and 2 introrse, of whorl 3, the basal cells extrorse, the smaller upper ones latrorse; gland small, attached to the middle of the filaments. Staminodes as long as the stamens, hastate, long-stipitate. Style thickish, as long as the ovary; stigma small, peltate. Fruit slender, ellipsoid, acutish, up to 7 x 11 mm; cup obconical, fleshy, up to 5 mm high and 7 mm in diameter at the rim, the basal part obconical, merging into the, up to 8 mm long, obconical pedicel; 1-2 mm long basal part of the tepals in fruit hardened, persistent.

Ayurvedic uses: Arsha, aruchi, pinasa [API Vol-1]

Anorexia, hemorrhoids, cough and nausea [Compendia Of World's Medicinal Flora]

Used  in  Ayurveda.  Bark  analgesic,  antibiotic,  antiseptic,  astringent, carminative, digestive, aromatic, emmenagogue,  stimulant,  stomachic,  a  decoction  for  complaints  of  colic,  diarrhea  and  piles,  coughs,  diarrhea,  gonorrhea,  rheumatism,  boils,  itchings,  conjunctivitis;  stembark  juice  applied  on teeth in tooth decay and toothache; dried bark used for  stomachache,  intestinal  disorders  and  gonorrhea.  Paste  of  stem bark applied on spondiloarthritis; bark and leaves for  headache. Leaves carminative, digestive, aromatic, emmena gogue, stimulant, used in colic, diarrhea, dysentery, rheuma tism, scorpion sting; a decoction of leaves of Cinnamomum  tamala  with  roots  of  Lasia  spinosa  given  in  rheumatism.  [CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants]

Leaf—Carminative, antidiarrhoeal, spasmolytic, antirheumatic, hypoglycaemic. Essential oil—fungicidal [Indian Medicinal Plants an Illustrated Dictionary]

Unani uses: Zof-e-Meda, Bakhrulfam Zof-e-Kabid, Ishal, Sual, Nazla, Zukam.

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