In India, the herb known as ankol (Alangium Salvifolium) is widely used for a variety of medical purposes. It has been utilised for treating digestive issues and the symptoms that go along with them in Ayurveda since ancient times. Due to its function in the all-natural treatment of rabies infection, which spreads as a result of a rabid dog bite, this herb obtains popularity.

This plant has both a laxative and a carminative effect, making it an effective remedy for treating stomach issues like flatulence, bloating, burp, etc. In Ayurveda, it also utilised in panchakarma to trigger vamana and virechana. Ankol seeds are another tool used by athletes to build up their physical stamina and endurance during workouts.

Each component of the ankol tree has different medical benefits. For instance, seeds are aphrodisiacs and give the body power. Ankol seeds are used by athletes to improve their physical stamina and endurance.

Due to its antipruritic property, ankol oil is helpful in itch, eczema, herpes, and other skin problems.
Alangium is recognised as a specific plant because all of its components—leaves, roots, fruit, and bark—are used to cure a variety of ailments. It is widely accessible in India. It is frequently referred to as Ankolam in some parts of India. Alangium is the name given to ankol in science. All skin conditions, phlegm, and blood issues are thought to be treated by allangium in Ayurveda due to its astringent and pungent flavour.