Shireesha is an important anti-poisoning herb of Ayurveda. Its use
is even indicated in snake bite poisoning. It grows into a big tree, usually
found in road sides of Southern India.
Botanical name: Albizia lebbeck, Mimosa lebbeck
Hindi name – Siris
English name – lebbeck, lebbek tree, flea
tree, frywood, koko and woman’s tongue tree
Telugu name – Dirisena chettu
Tamil name – Vegiai
Kannada name – bage mara
Malayalam name – Vaga
Punjabi name – Siri, Shari
Gujarati name – Sarsado
Bengali name – sirosh
Marathi name –Siras
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