Ailanthus malabarica DC.
Synonym A. triphysa (Dennst.) Aiston.
Family Simaroubaceae.
Habitat The evergreen forests of western Ghats from Konkan southwards.
Siddha Perumaram.
Folk Guggul-dhuupa. (Maharashtra.)
Action Bark—febrifuge, carminative (given in typhoid, dyspepsia and constipation). Oleo resin— used for dysentery and bronchitis.
The bark and roots give a number of beta-carboline alkaloids. The resinuous exudates from trunk give several triterpenoids, including malabaricol and malabaricanediol.

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