|Sanskrit Name||Arjuna , Dhawal , Sambar, Idradu , Kakubha|
|Hindi Name||Arjun, Kahu|
|Gujarati Name||Golo, Sadado, Sajad|
|Marathi Name||Sadaru, Arjun, Sadada|
|Punjabi Name||Kau, Koha|
|Bengali Name||Arjun Gach|
The tree can be upto 70 feet in height, has tender green leaves. It grows on the banks of rivers/rivelets. It begins flowering in summer and bears elongated oval fruits in winter; the flowers are light green in color. The trunk diameter is 10-20 feet. The bark though white on the outside is blood red inside. It peels off yearly.
The bark has about 34% Calcium Carbonate, Sodium, Magnesium, Aluminium etc. The high content of Sodium and Calcium influences the heart muscles
The bark is cool, stringent in taste and very beneficial for the heart. It eliminates:-
1. Boils in Mouth.
The tree bark powder mixed in sesame oil and used to gargle cures mouth disorders.
2. Ear Pain. The tree bark powder mixed in sesame oil cures ear pain too.
3. Face Blemishes. The bark powder mixed in honey and applied on the face will remove the facial blemishes.