Synonyms: Vitex pubescens Vahl
Family: Verbenaceae - Verbena family
Growth Habit: Tree
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Arsol, Ashwal (Chittagong), Bhadruk, Awal (Sylhet).
Tribal Name: Ga urbo (Chakma).
A tree up to 25 m tall. Leaves 3-foliolate, minutely pubescent or glabrate beneath; leaflets sessile, ovate or oblong, entire. Flowers blue in corymbs.
A bark extract is taken for the treatment of jaundice (Chakma).
Resin of the plant is burnt with Datura seeds to produce lethargy in Malaya.
Vitex pinnata L.
Forests of Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar, Sylhet, Gazipur and Tangail.
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