Shrubs or trees are deciduous up to 20 m high. Inflorescence is sessile, often clusters of 4 to 8 flowers, usually fewer, sometimes only a solitary flower, densely rusty tomentose. Flowers fragrant, cream-colored
Alangium Salvifolium Medicinal Uses
Ankol has been used by traditional healers in the treatment of skin cancers by means of local application of the root as recommended by Indian Ayurveda. It is also used locally for the treatment of snakebite, scorpion bite as well as for dog bite. It also reduces blood pressure when taken orally due to its vasodilator activity.