Pongam Tree, Indian TreeThe ‘Pongam Tree’ is known as one of the richest and brightest trees of India.
The name ‘Pongamia’ has derived from the Tamil name, ‘Pinnata’ that refers to the pinnate leaves.
In Tamil, this is generally known as ‘Ponga’, ‘Dalkaramcha’, ‘Pongam’ and ‘Punku’. The Sinhalese people call it ‘Kona’ or ‘Karanda’.
It is very beneficial in skin disease
It having antifungal activity.
Seed oil is also used as insecticidal and bactericidal.