Botanical name: Albizia lebbeck (Linn.) Benth.
PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
Sanskrit: Sireesha, Bhandi, Fanjhi, Sukataru, Mrdupushpa
English: Sizzling tree.
Malayalam: Nenmeni vaka
Nenmeni vaka is a tree growing to a height of 18–30 m tall with a trunk 50 cm to 1 m in diameter. The leaves are bipinnate, 7.5–15 cm long, with one to four pairs of pinnae, each pinna with 6–18 leaflets. The flowers are white, with numerous 2.5–3.8 cm long stamens, and very fragrant. The fruit is a pod 15–30 cm long and 2.5-5.0 cm broad, containing six to twelve seeds.
An important component for the preparation of medicine for toxic elements in the body .Bark of the sizzling tree is used for the treatment of swelling caused due to the bite of vipers. The root leaves and seed of this tree is used for preparing medicinal pills in snake treatment.