impgc-International Medicinal Plants Growers' Consortium

Indian Medicinal
Plants Growers'
Consortium

 
Sponsor of the Month
plantmedia
you can advertise here
home herb database company directory trade leads trade shows services catalogs resources contact
 
Members Area

 

User Name Password
 Forgot Password?
New Member?

Raw Herbs  Health Remedies

Cardiovascular diseases
CNS disorders
Endocrine disorders
Genetic errors of metabolism
Genitourinary disorders
GI diseases
Immune system disorders
Infectious diseases
Musculo skeletal disorders
Neoplastic disorders
Nutrition deficiencies
Ocular disorders
Otolaryngological disorders
Peripheral nerve disorders
Pulmonary disorders
Renal disorders

Raw Herbs   Raw Herbs

Bark   Peel
Berry   Plants
Bulb   Pod
Corns   Powders
Cuts   Rhizome
Flowers   Rind
Fruits   Roots
Gum   Seeds
Kernal   Stem
Leaves   Tubers
Nut   Wood
Others

Forum   Forum

advertise with us
impgc.com blog
Home » Raw Herbs

Pongamia pinnata  (L.) Pierre

   

Botanical Name

:

Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre

English Name

:

Indian Beach

Synonym(s)

:

Galedupa indica Lam., Pongamia glabra Vent., Derris indica (LAM.) BENNET

Family

:

Fabaceae

 

General Info

Description

A medium-sized, semi-evergreen up to 18 m tall with a short bole and spreading crown; bark greyish green or brown, smooth or covered with tubercles. Leaves alternate, imparipinnate, 5 to 9 foliate, dark green, shining; leaflets opposite, ovate to elliptic, shortly acuminate, glabrous, to 15 cm long and 8 cm broad. Flowers small, lilac or white tinged with pink or violet, fragrant, borne in fascicles of 2 to 4 flowers in axillary racemes to 15 cm long; calyx campanulate, truncate; corolla much exserted, standard suborbicular with curved folds above the claw, wings obliquely oblong, Fruit (pod) compressed, woody, glabrous, indehiscent, yellowish-grey when mature, varying in size and shape, elliptic to obliquely oblong, to 7.5 cm long and 3.5 cm wide, with a curved beak, usually 1 seeded; seed elliptical or kidney-shaped, to 2 cm long and 1.8 cm wide, wrinkled, reddish-brown.

Herb Effects

Carminative (leaf), antifungal and antibacterial (essential leaf oil), kills roaches (seed oil), insects (seed and leaf) and nematodes (leaf).

Links

Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre

Chemistry

Active Ingredients

Pongapin and pongamol (seed and its oil), glabrachromenes I and II (leaf), karanjin and kanjone (leaf, seed and its oil); betulinic acid (stem bark)

Chemistry of Active Ingredients
Product Categories

Name

CAS#

IUPAC Name

Formula

Structure

Product Categories
Pongapin 481-99-2 Not Available C19H12O6 Click Here To Enlarge
Pongamol 484-33-3 1-benzofuran-5-yl-3-
phenyl-propane-1,3-d
ione
C17H12O3 Click Here To Enlarge
Karanjin 521-88-0 Not Available C18H12O4 Click Here To Enlarge
Betulinic acid 4481-62-3 Not Available C30H46O3 Click Here To Enlarge

Pharmacology

Medicinal Use

As a tonic (seed) and in hemorrhoids (stem bark); chronic fevers, rheumatism, lumbago, herpes, scabies, leucoderma and other skin diseases, flatulence, dyspepsia, diarrhoea, cough, leprosy and gonorrhoea (plant); on the head to heal ulcers and cure dandruff (leaf paste); used for cleaning sores, as well as for cleaning teeth and strengthening gums (root juice).

Reference

Chandel et al., Biodiversity in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in India.

Dealers

Products


More Info

Search for Pictures

Search for Scholarly Articles

Search using Scientific Name and Vernacular Names




Advanced Search
English English Français Français Español Español
Deutsch Deutsch Italiano Italiano Portugues Chinese

Trade Leads  Active Leads

Neem Cake Organic
Fertilizer.
Natural Water
Soluble Neem oil
Botanical Pest
Repellent and
Pesticide
100% Pure Natural
Cold Pressed Neem
Oil.
Neem oil, Neem
seed meal, CoCo
peat, Coir pots,
Coir Discs, Coir
Fiber, Hydro
seeding mulch
herbal seeds and
root
Selling thyme ,
mallow ,
Selling Medicinal
Plants
Selling Medicinal
Herbs
Selling Medicinal
Herbs
White Willow Bark
Extract

advertisements

Plant Media

about us | services | privacy policy | disclaimer | terms of use | contact us | advertise | sitemap

Copyright © 2003-10 impgc.com- All rights reserved

return to top Return to top

Raw Herbs: Bark | Berry | Bulb | Corns | Cuts | Flowers | Fruits | Gum | Kernal | Leaves | Nut | Peel | Plants | Pod | Powders | Rhizome | Rind | Roots | Seeds | Stem | Tubers | Wood | Others Fields: Buyers | Collectors | Dealers | Exporters | Growers | Importers | Local Traders | Other Traders | NGO | Producers | Providers | Retailers | Suppliers | Wholesalers | Manufacturer | Other Traders : Herb Database | Directory | Trade Leads: Pure Herbs | Ayurvedic Products | Herbal Extracts | Dried Herbs | Spice Herbs | Essential Oil | Herbal Powder | Natural Herbs | Herbal Nutrients | Spice Oil | Herbal Products | Other | Trade Shows | Catalogs | See also www.antibodydirectory.com | www.enzymedirectory.com