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  • शमी/शनी का पौधा - Shami Plant

शमी/शनी का पौधा - Shami Plant

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The Shami plant, also known as Prosopis cineraria or "Khejri," holds significance in Hindu tradition and belongs to the Fabaceae family. This tree is considered sacred and is worshipped on Vijaya Dasami. It is believed to benefit pregnant women and is used in traditional medicine to treat various ailments like asthma, bronchitis, dysentery, and skin conditions.

Shami plants are highly valued in Ayurvedic and Siddha traditions for their therapeutic properties. They are known for reducing inflammation, anxiety, and improving energy levels and sleep quality.

The term "Shami plant" refers to various plants in the Cassia and Senna genera. These plants are characterized by their vibrant yellow or orange flowers and are native to tropical and subtropical regions. They are commonly used in landscaping and have medicinal uses in traditional medicine.

One well-known species is Cassia siamea, also known as Siamese cassia or "shower tree," native to Southeast Asia. It features large, pinnate leaves and clusters of yellow flowers. Cassia fistula, the "golden shower tree," and Senna alata, the "candle bush," are other species used in traditional medicine for skin conditions, respiratory issues, and digestive problems.

Prosopis cineraria, or Shami plant, is a small tree native to arid regions of the Indian subcontinent. It is valued for its drought-resistant properties and used for fuelwood, timber, and fodder. The leaves are used in traditional medicine to treat fever, diarrhea, and skin irritations. The plant is also believed to have astringent and diuretic properties.

Benefits of the Shami plant include its drought resistance, medicinal properties, ornamental value in landscaping, and as a source of fodder for livestock. It can also sequester carbon dioxide, contributing to mitigating climate change effects.

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Alternate Names of Shami Plant:

  • Botanical Name: Prosopis cineraria
  • Hindi: Shami (शमी), Kannada: Bevu (ಬೇವು), Tamil: Sanni (சன்னி), Telugu: Jammi Chettu (జమ్మి చెట్టు), Marathi: Shami (शमी), Malayalam: Savukku (സവുക്ക്), Bengali: Shimul (শিমুল), Gujarati: Gando Baval (ગંડો બવલ), Punjabi: Jand (ਜੰਡ), Urdu: Khejri (کهجری)

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