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Dry fruit of leguminous plant Psoralea corylifolia Linn. (syn: Cullen corylifolium Linn.) is one of the most popular Traditional Chinese Medicine and officially listed in Chinese Pharmacopoeia. P. corylifolia is an annual herb growing throughout the plains of India. The plant is of immense biological importance, and it has been widely exploited for ages for its magical effect against several skin diseases, such as psoriasis, leukoderma, and leprosy.
Keywords: Babchi, leukoderma, Psoralea corylifolia, psoriasis, psoralen,
German: Bawchan, German: Bawchan
Arabic: Loelab el abid, Mahalep
Chinese: Ku Tzu, Pu Ku Chih, Bu Ku Zhi, Cot Chu
Eng: Babchi seeds, Psoralea seeds, Malay tea, Scurf-pea, Fountain bush, West Indian Satinwood
DESCRIPTION OF THE PLANT
It is a small, erect, annual herb growing up to 60–120 cm in height throughout sandy, loamy plains of Central and East India.
Seeds are brownish-black in color, oblong, and flattened. Das described the seeds as kidney-shaped, 2–4 mm long, 2–3 mm broad, and 1–1.5 mm thick, hard, smooth, exalbuminous with straw-colored testa, with an agreeable aromatic odor and a pungent-bitter taste. They have grooved and gland-dotted stems. Leaves are simple, broadly elliptic, rounded, and mucronate at apex, clothed with white hairs on both surfaces, covered with numerous black dots, 5 main nerves springing from the base. Flowers are dense, corolla yellow or bluish-purple, axillary, 10–30 flowered racemes. Flowering time is from August to December. The fruit is small, 5 mm long, subglobular, slightly compressed, pitted black, beaked without hairs, indehiscent, one-seeded pod, which is adhering to the pericarp.
|Psoralea corylifolia(babchi seed Bold ) (machine cleaned)|
|Foreign Matter||1% (Max)|
|Packing||In strong PP bags 50 kg packing net/gross|
|Used||For medicinal purpose|