Putranjiva roxburghii Wall. Main specimen
{ Beliefs & Rituals }

The hard stones are strung together in rosaries and used as necklaces worn by children to preserve them from harm and ward off evil.
The stones are also worn as necklace by persons suffering from cough and cold.

The fruits are used as necklace by a pregnant woman to prevent miscarriage and to increase fertility. They are also used by persons suffering from skin allergy and itch.

Sources :
- Krishen, 2006, Trees of Delhi
- Quattrocchi, 2012, CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants