Tree Turmeric

Botanical name - Cosceinium fenestratum
Family - Menispermaceae

A woody climbing shrub with cylindrical stem, which is yellowish-brownish-red outside and yellowish inside

Powdered bark is used in the treatment of eye troubles. It is used both internally as well as externally. Internally it is used in combination with other herbs whereas externally, they prepare a paste by mixing bark in cow milk and apply it externally. External application removes the extra heat from eyes. It is useful in treatment of diabetes, jaundice, inflammations, wounds etc