We are wholesale suppliers and exporters of :-
, Siris Bark
"Medium to large tree with gray-brown bark; leaves bipinnate, the
primary leaflets subopposite, 2-4 pairs; ultimate leaflets opposite, 6-8
pairs, oblong, slightly asymmetric, blunt, 2.5-4.5 cm long; flowers
fragrant, in loose heads, pedicellate, the head 2-4 cm broad, whitish;
stamens long-exserted; pods flat, thin, pale straw-colored when mature,
15-20 (rarely 30) cm long, 2.5-3.5 cm wide, few-seeded, the seeds bulging;
pods drying, opening slightly or not"
The bark yeild tannins of condensed type, viz, D-catechin, isoners of
leucocyanidin and melacacidin and a new leucoantho-cyanidin, lebbecacidin.
It also gives friedelin and b-sittosterol. Seeds gave crude protein,
calcium, phosphorus, iron, niacin and ascorbic acid, amino acid, composition
of the protein is: arginine, histidine, leucine, and isoleucine lysine.
Methionine etc. The flowers contain lupeol, a & b- amyrin and a pigment
similar to crocetin.
Asthma, Thoracic pain, Skin diseases, Leprosy, Leucoderma, Sprains, Wounds,
Ulcers, Neuralgia, Night blindness, Diarrhoea. The bark is considered as an
antiinflammatory agent. Seeds are used as aphrodisiac.
Saponins and tannins in the bark can be used for making soap and in
tanning, respectively. Bee keepers like the species for the light-colored
its nectar provides, and the tree hosts the lac insect. Soil-binding ability
makes it useful for soil conservation plantings.