/Black-Oil tree/ Intellect tree/Climbing-staff
plant is a large woody climber, leaves simple, alternate, ovate, panicles large, terminal, pubescent. Male flowers are minute and pale green in colour. Capsule sub-globose, bright yellow, trivalved, 3-6 seeded, seeds ellipsoid, yellowish brown, enclosed in a red fleshy aril.Functions:
- Celastrus paniculatus seeds is beneficial to the intellect and memory.
- The seeds are used as liver tonic, stimulant, powerful brain tonic, stimulate intellect and sharpen memory.
- Cure joint pain, paralysis, rheumatism, weakness.
- Celastrus paniculatus seed oil enriches the blood, cures abdominal complaints, stomachic, tonic, treats cough, asthma, leprosy, headaches, leucoderma.
- Celastrus paniculatus is excellent for beri-beri .
- Celastrus paniculatus is a powerful stimulant for neuromuscular system and are given in rheumatism, gout and paralysis.