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Author: SumaTagadur 05:01, 28 March 2007 (UTC)

Bastard Teak

Parts of the Indian Kino have long been used for their medicinal properties in Ayurveda. The heart wood is used as an astringent and in the treatment of inflammation and diabetes.

Pterocarpus marsupium, or the Indian Kino Tree is a medium to large, deciduous tree that can grow up to 30 metres tall. It is native to India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, where it occurs in parts of the Western Ghats in the Karnataka-Kerala region. It is also known by the names Malabar Kino, Benga, Bijiayasal (in western Nepal), Piasal (Oriya), Venkai, and many others. More

Pterocarpus marsupium - East Indian tree yielding a resin or extract often used medicinally and in e.g. More