About Ilavam Pisin / Silk Cotton Tree Gum (Raw)
Mochras Pure Gum. Bombax ceiba. also well known as The Cotton Tree. but it is also sometimes known as The Red Silk Cotton Tree or simply Red Cotton Tree; sometimes as Silk Cotton Tree or Kapok tree.
Uses of Ilavam Pisin / Silk Cotton Tree Gum (Raw)
The gum obtained from the tree ( from the flowers) is sometimes used as a substitute for Gum Tragacanth as a thickener in commercial food stuffs as well as its use in bookbinding and cosmetic preparations etc.
Botanical Name : Bombax ceiba
English Name : Silk Cotton Tree Gum
Tamil Name : இலவம் பிசின் / Ilavam Pisin
Hindi Name : शाल्मली / सेमल /Semal / Shalmali
Malayalam Name : ഉന്നമുറിക / Unnamurika
Telugu Name : బూరుగు / Buruga
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