Form: Dried Raw Herb

Other Names: Nadihingu, Nadi hingu, Dikamali, Cambia gum or resin, Bikke, Bukke, Dikkemalli, Dikamalapi, Sinna kambil, Telbampa, Bheekamali, Deekamalli

It functions as an insect repellent, antiseptic, carminative, expectorant, stimulant, and vermifuge. The plant calms the body's vitiated Vata and Kapha doshas. It is a potent analgesic and works as an antibacterial to treat wounds. Additionally, it is utilised to cure conditions like diarrhoea, worm infestation, skin issues, and indigestion. Additionally, it has a reputation for easing gas, constipation, hiccups, cough, and asthma.

Powder: It aids in restoring normal gastrointestinal function and enhances peristaltic motions. It promotes the liver, spleen, and heart to work properly. It also keeps the respiratory system functioning. It stops pus from forming on the wounds. It assists in reducing the body's worm infection. It keeps the body temperature regular while suppressing the fever. It suppresses both Kapha and Vata. Due to its antibacterial properties, it is also used to treat wounds and prevent infections from spreading. It works well as an anti-inflammatory and painkiller. When a child is having teething problems, the gum powder and honey mixture is massaged into the gums.

Paste is used to cleanse wounds and also to relieve discomfort in the injured area. Gum paste has positive effects.

The shrub has small, somewhat large and long leaves that resemble guava leaves. When its branches pierce the bark and the angles of the leaf stalks, a yellow latex seeps forth. If exposed to air, it becomes solid. It is known as hingupatri because of its asafoetida-like scent.

It has external use as an analgesic, antibacterial, and wound healer. It helps children with toothaches and teething issues (robbing latex to the gums). Anthelmintic, too.

Internal uses include treating intestinal parasites, ascites, indigestion, constipation, flatulence, and indigestion. One of the best medicines is it. It helps with tape worms in the digestive tract. Lemon juice added to latex helps with splenomegaly and heart diseases by eliminating vata and promoting peristalsis