According to Ayurveda, Pongamia Oil is mainly applied on the skin to manage boils and eczema as well as heal wounds due to its Ropan (healing) and antimicrobial property. The paste of its leaves can also be applied on cuts and wounds to help promote healing. Pongamia Oil is also useful in arthritis due to its anti-inflammatory activity. Regularly bathing with Pongamia leaf infusion helps to manage pain and inflammation.
Pongamia stem has been used for cleaning teeth and strengthen gums since ancient times
Pongamia Oil (Punga Ennai)
Pongamia Oil is a medicinal herb mainly used for skin disorders. All parts of Pongamiatree (roots, flowers, leaves, bark) are used for medicinal purposes.
Pongamia Oil is widely used in managing constipation as it helps to improve gut motility and has a laxative property. It might also be used for piles due to its astringent and anti-inflammatory properties.