|Botanical Name|| Balanites roxburghii|
|Common Name|| Hingot|
|Part used|| Bark, fruit, seed, leaves |
|Medicinal Properties|| Anti-asthmatic, bronchodilators, anti-inflammatory, hypocholesterolemic, antinociceptive and antioxidant activities.|
|Medicinal Use|| Fruits are used in treatment of whooping cough, skin diseases and in antifertility. Leaves are used for the treatment of jaundice. In case of pain and swelling, the bark of plants is used as traditional healers. The paste of bark is prepared and applied externally on the affected part of the body to treat snake-bite and dog bite.
|Chemistry||Histamine, acetylcholine, saponins, glycosides, flavonoids, tannins, alkaloids, phenolic compounds,|
|Regional Habitat||Commonly found in open sandy plains of the western Rajastan, west Bengal, Maharashtra and drier parts of India.|
|Description||Spiny, evergreen tree, fruit has a bitter sharp taste, digestible.|