Laegerstroemia speciosa is a native tree known also as the Pride of India and Queen's Crape Myrtle. It comes in purple, pink and white . These trees are beginning to display their beautiful flowers in the traffic squares.
Saturday, April 3, 2010
THe Cutch tree, Acacia catechu is a medium sized tree with many medicinal and other uses.
The bark of the Cutch tree has anti oxidant and astringent compounds. A decoction made from the bark is given orally to cure diarrhoea and dysentry. It is also used to cure eczema and asthma.