About Malai Vembu / Chinaberry Powder
Melia azedarach, commonly known as the chinaberry tree, pride of India, bead-tree, Cape lilac, syringa berrytree, Persian lilac, Indian lilac, or white cedar, is a species of deciduous tree in the mahogany family, Meliaceae, that is native to Indomalaya and Australasia.
Benefits of Malai Vembu / Chinaberry Powder
One of the important health benefits of the Chinaberry tree is its ability to treat skin diseases. According to Ayurveda, the Chinaberry tree is a ‘Raktadoshahar’- It purifies the blood. The fresh leaves juice can be applied externally on the skin to treat ringworms, eczema, itching, and burns.
Botanical Name : Melia azedarach
English Name : Chinaberry
Tamil Name : மலைவேம்பு / Malaivembu
Hindi Name : बकैन / Bakain