Gmelina Arborea

Gmelina Arborea

Gmelina Arborea is a medicinal tree, whose root, bark, fruit, flower and leaves are all used in different ways. Gmelina Arborea is known by different names in different states and countries. Its botanical name is Gmelina arborea. In India, this tree is used to make many types of Ayurvedic and Unani medicines. Stomach pain , burning and fever, etc. can be cured with the rich content of anti-oxidants and anti-cancer .

What is Gmelina Arborea?

Gmelina Arborea is a fast growing tree belonging to the Lamiaceae family. It grows up to 35 meters long. It is called Gamhar, Gmelina Arborea, G. It is known by many names like Arborea, Gambar, Kandhari, White Teak, Beechwood, Gummer Teak and Kashmir Tree. It is found most in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

Medicinal properties of Gmelina Arborea

According to many researches, there are many medicinal properties of anti-oxidant , anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcer, analgesic, anti-nociceptive, anticancer and wound-healing in Gmelina Arborea. It also has cardioprotective (heart-healing), anti-microbial and antipyretic properties.

benefits of serious

Gmelina Arborea is a valuable medicinal plant, which is used in traditional Indian system of medicine. Gambhi is used to make medicine for the treatment of many diseases. It has the ability to improve digestion related problems and memory.  It is also helpful in removing the problem of dizziness . Let us know about its benefits in detail –

beneficial in tumors

The problem of tumors formed in the stomach can be cured to some extent by using Gmelina Arborea as a medicine . Hartwell has done a research in this regard. According to this research, if a decoction of the root of Gmelina Arborea is consumed, then some relief can be given from stomach tumours.

pain less

It has been proved through many researches that it has analgesic properties. Due to this property, it can help in reducing pain in the head or stomach.

protect against diabetes

According to a research paper published on the site of NCBI, antidiabetic effect is found in this Ayurvedic medicine. Due to this effect, it can protect against problems like diabetes . At the same time, if someone is suffering from this disease, then he can consume it on the advice of the doctor. Its use can reduce the problem of diabetes to some extent.

anticancer properties

Cancer can be avoided by using this medicine . There is a lack of research regarding whether it should be consumed in case of cancer or not. In such a situation, if someone is suffering from cancer, then use it only after consulting a doctor.

fill the wound

Wounds formed on the body due to injury can also be seriously healed. It has been told in a research that grinding its leaves and applying it on the wound can provide quick relief, because it has wound-healing properties.

cure fever

Antipyretic properties are found in the bark of the Gmelina Arborea tree. Due to this property, it can help in reducing fever . It is specially used in Ayurveda for fever.

protect from poison

According to research by Duke & Wayne in 1981, Gmelina Arborea is used for rat bites, snake bites and scorpion stings. This medicine does not allow the poison to spread in the body due to their bite.

Despite its widespread use in pharmaceutical preparations, no research has emerged regarding its harm or toxic components. Also, no other information is available in this regard. Therefore, it is better to consult an Ayurvedic doctor before taking Gmelina Arboreas as a medicine.


Gambhari is a famous medicinal plant in Ayurveda. In India, the roots, leaves, flowers, fruits and bark are used to treat various diseases. From scorpion stings to snake bites and in the treatment of diabetes, there are serious uses. At the same time, no information is available regarding its useful side effects.