Botanical Name : SALACIA RETICULATA WIGHT
Family Name : HIPPOCRATEACAEA
Common Name : SALACIA,KOTALAHIMBATU, MARKING NUT TREE, SAPTARANGI
Part Used : Roots
Habitat : Throughout India mainly in forests
Uses : The roots are bitter, acrid, vulnerary, liver tonic and stomachic.
They are useful in conditions of vata, diabetes, leprosy, skin diseases, colic. It was attributed to its intestinal a-glucosidase inhibitory activity. A-Glucosidase inhibitors retard the digestion and hence absorption of carbohydrates in the small intestine that prevents the increase in blood glucose concentration after a carbohydrate load.
Product Offered : Roots