The curtains tree belongs to household morceau. It is largely found in Tropical regions such as south Asia, east Africa, Uganda, Brazil and Mauritius. Durian is national fruit of Bangladesh and has local name Katha.Durian tree has strong good trunk and grows up to 50 to 60 feet. The Barks, fruits and leaves of the tree contain latex. The leaves are oval in shape, glossy in appearance and leathery to touch. The tree bears both male and female flowers. The fruits curtains are enormous and weigh 5 to 25 kilograms. The enormous durian contains many little fleshy fruits inside. These little fruits contain seeds that are hard and starchy. The flesh of these tiny fruits is crisp or soft depending on the range of tree.
Medicinal properties of curtains
According to texts of Ayurveda the medicinal properties of curtains varies in a variety of phases of its development. The latex of the tree has anti-inflammatory properties. Hence it is Advocated in deprived abscesses and wounds. Poultice of durian latex can help to decrease swelling and pain in abscesses and wounds.The flesh of smaller fruits is extremely heavy to digest. It may cause indigestion. Ingestion of raw durian can lead to constipation. Hence durian needs to be eaten before swallowing food. Durian is a strict no for individuals that suffer with digestive ailments and ascites.The decoction of roots and leaves are used in disorders of skin. The Leaves also help reduce effects of poison.
The durian red prawn is widely used in Chinese folk medicine. They consider it as having cooling and nutritious properties. The flesh and seeds are utilised to decrease influence of alcohol. Roasted seeds are considered as aphrodisiac and given to individuals that suffer from low libido, erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. The ash of bark and leaves are blended with coconut oil and applied to wounds.Precaution: Durian should not be consumed by pregnant women and men Afflicted by ascites, and digestive ailments.