- Bengali: Sojna
- Pashto: Sohanjna
- Sanskrit: Sobhanjana
- Sindhi: Sohanjaro
- Punjabi: Soanjana
- Chinese: La Ken
- Hindi: Segva, Shajna, Soanjna.
- Indian Horseradish, Drumstick Tree
- Cultivated from Rawalpindi and Eastward, also in Sindh
- A fairly large tree with a corky grey bark
- Roots are pungent with yellowish soft porous wood
- Bark light brown externally, white internally, thick, soft and reticulated.
- Leaves 3-pinnate, pinnae and pinnules opposite, deciduous.
- Flowers white, fragrant, grows in large puberulous panicles which are produced in abundance twice or thrice a year
- Petals spatulas and veined.
- Pods about 30 cm long. 9-ribbed.
- Seeds three angled.
- Flowers, roots, fruits and seeds
PERIOD OF OCCURRENCE:
- Flowers from February to April
- Fruiting takes place during May to June
PROCEDURE & TIME OF COLLECTION:
- Flowers are collected on blooming and dried
- Amorphous base
ACTIONS AND USES IN UNANI SYSTEM OF MEDICINE:
- Cardiac tonic
- Circulatory tonic
- In palsy
- Chronic rheumatism
- Sore mouth and throat
- Enlarged liver
- In fainting
- Nervous debility
- Increase the flow of bile
- Cure biliousness
IMPORTANT UNANI FORMULATIONS: