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Symplocos racemosa Roxb.
  • Family : Symplocaceae
  • English : Lodh tree
  • Hindi : Bholiya, Sodh, Lodh
  • Gujarati : Lodhar
  • Sanskrit : Lodhra

  • Part used : Bark

Botanical Description:  :A small tree smooth, light grey bark and white wood, leaves simple, alternate, very thick , lanceolate, elliptical or oblong, shortly acuminate at the apex, irregularly crenate or serrage, fruits globose, purple, ribbed drupes;seeds 1-3 testa thin. The outer bark is thin and the inner greenish or light brown, the cut surface of the thick bark of mature tree is reddish brown on drying; when broken, short thin fibre tips are seen. Flowering- fruiting November to May.

It is found throughout India.

Ayurvedic Properties and Uses:

  • Rasa : Kasaya
  • Guna : Laghu
  • Virya : Sita
  • Vipaka : Katu
  • Karma : Caksusya, Grahi, Kaphapittanut

Modern Pharmacological Action:   It is known to possess anthelmintic activity.

Our Products containing this ingredient

Lodhra Bark Extract

  • Glucova Active Tablet
  • Meryton Capsule
  • Meryton Syrup
  • Shyamala Whitening Cream
  • Meryton Tablet
  • Uva Fairness Cream