Scientific Name: Salmalia Malabarica
Gum of silk cotton tree is commonly known as Gond Mocharas. The tree of Gond Mocharas contains flowers of red color that are edible also. Some common names are Red Cotton Tree, Red Silk Cotton Tree, Indian Kapok tree, Kapok, and Salmalia Malabarica. The tree of Gond Mocharas also produces gum that is used in binding of books, cosmetics, and medicine. The wood of the tree is also used for many purposes.
- It treats skin problems
- It cure diarrhea and dysentery
- It prevents disordering of kidneys
- It reduces inflammation
- It cure weakness of body
- It heals wounds and burns